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The Resource The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma

The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma

Label
The year she left us : a novel
Title
The year she left us
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Ma
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Kong women are in crisis. A disastrous trip to visit her "home" orphanage in China has plunged eighteen-year-old Ari into a self-destructive spiral. Her adoptive mother, Charlie, a lawyer with a great heart, is desperate to keep her daughter safe. Meanwhile, Charlie must endure the prickly scrutiny of her beautiful, Bryn Mawr educated mother, Granẃho, as the daughter of a cultured Chinese doctor, came to America to survive Mao's Revolutionánd her sister, Les, a brilliant judge with a penchant to rule over everyone's lives. As they cope with Ari's journey of discovery and its aftermath, the Kong women will come face to face with the truths of their livesf́our powerful intertwining stories of accomplishment, tenacity, secrets, loneliness, and love. Beautifully illuminating the bonds of family and blood, The Year She Left Us explores the promise and pain of adoption, the price of assimilation and achievement, the debt we owe to others, and what we owe ourselves
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ma, Kathryn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A13
LC item number
A613 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Adopted children
  • Adoptive parents
  • Family secrets
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • China
Label
The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780062273345
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013026100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780062273345
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2013026100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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