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Author: Fae Myenne Ng
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this profoundly moving novel, Fae Myenne Ng takes readers into the hidden heart of San Francisco's Chinatown, to a world of family secrets, hidden shames, and the lost bones of a "paper father." It is a world in which two generations of the Leong family live in an uneasy tension as they try to fathom the source of the middle daughter Ona's sorrow. Fae Myenne Ng's portraits of the everyday heroism of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fae Myenne Ng
ISBN: 006097592X 9780060975920
OCLC Number: 28964961
Description: 193 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Fae Myenne Ng.
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In this profoundly moving novel, Fae Myenne Ng takes readers into the hidden heart of San Francisco's Chinatown, to a world of family secrets, hidden shames, and the lost bones of a "paper father." It is a world in which two generations of the Leong family live in an uneasy tension as they try to fathom the source of the middle daughter Ona's sorrow. Fae Myenne Ng's portraits of the everyday heroism of the Leongs--who inflict deep hurt on each other in their struggles to survive, yet sustain one another with loyalty and love--have made Bone one of the most critically acclaimed novels of recent years and immediately a classic of contemporary American life.

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