Title Profile & Character Information

Songs of Willow Frost

Annotation
Readers who pushed sales of Fords affecting Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet to 1.3 million copies (and counting) will rejoice in this follow-up. On a birthday outing, William Eng, a Chinese American boy living at Seattles Sacred Heart Orphanage during the Depression, sees actress Willow Frost onscreen and is convinced that she is his mother. With a 12- to 15-city tour.

Characters
NameEng, William
GenderMale
TraitsChinese American
Orphan

NameFrost, Willow
GenderFemale
OccupationActress
TraitChinese American

GenreFiction
Coming of age
Historical
Adventure
TopicsLoss
Death of a parent
Orphans
Actors
Journeys
Forgiveness
Self-discovery
Search for love
Identity
Great Depression
SettingSeattle, Washington
Washington