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The Resource The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma, (electronic resource)

The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma, (electronic resource)

Label
The year she left us : a novel
Title
The year she left us
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Ma
Creator
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, Gran'who, as the daughter of a cultured Chinese doctor, came to America to survive Mao's Revolution'and her sister, Les, a brilliant judge with a penchant for ruling 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 lives'four 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 to ourselves. Full of pathos and humor, featuring a quartet of unforgettable characters, it marks the debut of an important new voice in American fiction
Summary
After a disastrous visit to her "home" orphanage in China, eighteen-year-old Ari Kong descends into a self-destructive spiral that forces all of the Kong women to come face to face with the truths of their lives
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10307979
Cataloging source
RECBK
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CF10E275-6EBE-481B-B32C-DDEE55D52083
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn877982354
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062273369
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00270533
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CF10E275-6EBE-481B-B32C-DDEE55D52083
System control number
(OCoLC)877982354
Label
The year she left us : a novel, Kathryn Ma, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CF10E275-6EBE-481B-B32C-DDEE55D52083
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn877982354
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062273369
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00270533
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CF10E275-6EBE-481B-B32C-DDEE55D52083
System control number
(OCoLC)877982354

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