‘Crazy Rich Asians’: Kevin Kwan turned family ties into a juicy bestseller

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Born in Singapore into a sprawling family tree that would later inspire his 2013 breakout debut novel, “Crazy Rich Asians,” Kevin Kwan found his formative world upended when his parents moved the family to Houston when he was 11.

Years later he penned the tale of intermarried branches of an upper-crust...