Chemistry: A Novel Summary
Wang, Weike

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Chemistry: A Novel Overview

Weike Wang's Chemistry: A Novel relates the psychological conflict a Chinese American graduate student experiences in the face of two monumental decisions: whether to finish her PhD in chemistry and whether to marry her long-term boyfriend. Through the eyes of its unnamed protagonist, the novel explores themes of Chinese American identity, sexism, and family as the graduate student struggles to free herself from others' expectations and decide on the future that is best for her.

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