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The author seems well qualified to write the book: she is fluent in Chinese and English, has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just as the main character in the story does.

1 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just as the main character in the story does.

2 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, like the main character in the story, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager.

3 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just like the main character in the story does.

4 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, she, like the main character in the story does, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager.

5 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, she, like the main character in the story, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager.

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The author seems well qualified to write the book: she is fluent in Chinese and English, has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just as the main character in the story does.

Focus on the parallelism:
she is fluent, has reported from Beijing ...

1 and she emigrated
2 and, like the main character in the story, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager.
3 and she emigrated
4 and, she, like the main character in the story does, emigrated
5 and, she, like the main character in the story, emigrated

There are three actions that the subject does. All those have to be parallel.
In a parallel structure of this kind there is no need to repet the subject: since all actions are parallel the subject is the same.

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The author seems well qualified to write the book: she is fluent in Chinese and English, has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just as the main character in the story does.
1 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just as the main character in the story does. - This option changes the intended meaning of the sentence. This option conveys that the both the author & character migrated when they were teenager rather than both just migrated.

2 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, like the main character in the story, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager. - CORRECT

3 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just like the main character in the story does - LIKE must be followed by a Phrase & not by a clause.

4 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, she, like the main character in the story does, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager. - LIKE must be followed by a Phrase & not by a clause. Moreover this option introduces modifier error

5 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, she, like the main character in the story, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager. - Changes the intended meaning of the sentence. This option means that the Author is similar to the main character of the story

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The author seems well qualified to write the book: she is fluent in Chinese and English, has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just as the main character in the story does.

1 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just as the main character in the story does.
there should be a "comma" after the and, as the list contains more than two items
2 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, like the main character in the story, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager.
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3 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and she emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager, just like the main character in the story does.
there should be a "comma" after the and, as the list contains more than two items
4 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, she, like the main character in the story does, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager.
like compares nouns, hence like the main character in the story does is wrong as it is comparing action, as should be used instead
5 has reported from Beijing – where most of the story takes place – and, she, like the main character in the story, emigrated to the New York area when she was a teenager.
and, she, like the main character in the story - the subject is not required again as it breaks the parallelism

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