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EDITOR:
Christina Hale
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   Part I
1So-sa Li-yan's mother. Aka: A-ma.
 FirstBrotherLi-yan's first brother.
 SecondBrotherLi-yan's second brother.
 ThirdBrotherLi-yan's third brother.
 Sha-li Li-yan's father. Aka: A-ba.
 Ci-teh Li-yan's neighbor and friend.
 Deh-ja Ci-teh's sister-in-law.
 FirstSister-in-lawFirst Brother's wife.
 SecondSister-in-lawSecond Brother's wife.
 ThirdSister-in-lawThird Brother's wife.
   Akha - Li-yan's tribe.
 Li-yan Protagonist and Narrator. Aka: Tina Chang.
 San-pa The pancake stealer. Li-yan's first husband.
 Lo-san San-pa's father.
 Bah-lo San-pa's grandfather.
 Za-bah San-pa's great grandfather.
 Ci-do Ci-teh's brother.
 Deh-ja Ci-do's wife.
3Zhang Li-yan's teacher.
 MaoZe DongThe founding father of the Republic of China.
 LuXunA writer.
   Part II
4LeoTolstoyA Russian writer.
 FyodorDostoevskyA Russian novelist.
 Law BaLi-yan's friend who lives in Bamboo Forest Village.
 HuangBenyuTea master Sun's friend. A businessman.
 Xian-rong Huang benyu's son.
 Wu A tea master.
 LuYuThe greatest tea master.
6Yan-Yeh Li-yan and San-pa's daughter. Aka: Haley Davis.
 ZhouShue-lingThe director in Menghai Social Welfare Institute.
7RogerSiegelA medical doctor at Mattel Children's Hospital in UCLA.
 SheldonKatzHaley Davis's doctor.
 ConstanceDavisAdoptive mother of Yan-yeh.
 DanDavisAdoptive father of Yan-yeh.
8Wife-of-ah-joe Li-yan's friend.
 Wife-of-shawKahLi-yan's friend.
   Part III
 Mrs.JohnsonHaley Davis's teacher.
10Guo Li-yan's teacher.
 Sun A tea master.
 MissHendersonHaley Davis's teacher.
11Jade Haley Davis's friend.
 Jasmine Haley Davis's friend.
12Mrs.ChangA high school English teacher.
 Nixon The U.S. President.
 JinChangMrs. Chang's son. Li-yan's 2nd husband.
 Mr.LinLi-yan's regular tea customer.
 Mr.ChowLi-yan's regular tea customer.
 Mr.KwanLi-yan's regular tea customer.
   Part IV
13XianRongMr. Huang's son.
 ZhangYinThe richest person in China.
 Mr.KellyHaley Davis's American history teacher.
 ThomasLiptonA grocery store owner. Owner of Lipton tea.
14RosieNgLi-yan and Jin Chang's neighbor.
15A-poe-mi-yeh The Akha's Supreme God.
 Dr. ArnoldRosenA psychological therapist from Chines adoptees.
 Heidi One of the Chines adoptees.
 Tiffany One of the Chines adoptees.
 Jessica One of the Chines adoptees.
 Paul WilliamChangLi-yan and Jin Chang's son. Aka: Jin-ba.
   Part V
16AdamBowenAlice Bowen's husband.
 AliceBowenAdam Bowen's wife.
 AmyBowenAlice and Adam's adoptive daughter.
17Addison Jin-ba's classmate.
 AnnabethHoHaley Davis's thesis adviser.
 DominicNgCEO of Eastwest Bank.
 PeggyCherngCEO of Panda Express.
 AndrewCherngHusband of Peggy Cherng.
 SeanWongA man to whom Haley shows her tea cake.
 Mr.PiuAn owner of a tea plantation.
 
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