CHAI, May-Lee. American. Genres: Area studies. Career: Worked as teacher in Nanjing, China; Associated Press, reporter; University of California, Berkeley, research associate; writer. Publications: (ed. with W. Chai) Chinese-Mainland and Taiwan: A Study of Historical, Cultural, Economic and Political Relations with Documents, 1996; My Lucky Face (novel), 1997; (with W. Chai) The Girl from Purple Mountain: Love, Honor, War, and One Family's Journey from China to America (biography), 2001. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Author Mail, Thomas Dunne Books, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010, U.S.A.