This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Confucius Says, Call Your Mother: Author Layne Wong Releases 1st Multicultural Romance Novel, Shanghai Love

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a little yin and yang to your oy vey, Layne Wong's Shanghai Love is a gripping novel about an unlikely love story between Peilin, a beautiful Chinese herbalist and Henri, a Jewish refugee in Shanghai, China during World War II.


Layne's story and the story of her characters, tells the tale of the historical social stigma that accompa­nied mixed marriages in the 20's and surprisingly continues today.  In 1922, American Caucasians were punished for marrying immigrants of Chinese descent under the Racial Integrity Act.  Opposition to interracial marriage was so severe that those who broke this law had their citizenship revoked.  It wasn't until the late 1967 that this law was repealed by the Supreme Court and the broke down and marriage views began to change.

Ms. Wong's novel, Shanghai Love, honors the history of this strife and is a beautifully paralleled reflection of her own struggle through her interracial marriage, bridging the seemingly unconquerable gap through the stories of great love.  Director, Actor and Producer Henry Winkler says, "Two cultures collide in a romantic brew of herbs and heart. Layne Wong creates a compelling tale."

So when you're sitting at your Seder this Passover, remember that love conquers all, and don't forget to pass the matzo. 


Layne Wong is a novelist and advocate who writes her characters through her own multi-cultural lens.  Her perspective, based on her personal love story, takes into consideration influences that encompass culture, history and societal effects that are current and relevant and that impact all of humanity. Layne's a native Californian. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in English Literature. She has written for TV and entertainment. She is of Chinese heritage, converted to Judaism in 2001, and married a Jewish man. More information can be found at

Media Inquiries: Please contact Laurel Kaufman at Elevate My Brand, LLC


Facebook: Twitter: @laynewong1

SOURCE Layne Wong

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.99 0.31%
FB $102.01 0.10%
GOOG $682.40 -0.10%
TSLA $151.04 0.38%
YHOO $27.04 1.05%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 15,973.84 +313.66 2.00%
S&P 500 1,864.78 +35.70 1.95%
NASDAQ 4,337.5120 +70.6750 1.66%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs