The Hustle: Puzzle of the Paper Daughter, A Julie Mystery

Episode 131,   Dec 25, 2023, 05:00 AM

We've already been through a lot with Julie Albright--but when a book promises a disco dance, we are in for the ride (and a mystery). In this episode, we travel with Julie to Chinatown and learn how to solve a crime after dinnertime. While reeling from roommate news and the discovery of a puzzling note, Julie has enough on her plate when she decides to visit The Happy Panda, Ivy's family's restaurant. Following a great meal, the plot thickens when Julie and Ivy's beloved dolls go missing. Never one to ignore an injustice, Julie is inspired to launch an investigation. Both Julie and Ivy get more than they have bargained for, however, when they decide to also track down Ivy's grandmother's long lost friend. This book includes an extensive plotline about "paper daughters" and the process of detention at Angel Island in California. We discuss Julie's mystery solving skills, the story of Chinese immigration around San Francisco, and of course, the culminating event of the book, a Valentine's day disco dance. 


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