skip to content
The Celestials : a novel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Celestials : a novel

Author: Karen Shepard
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Tin House Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In June of 1870, seventy-five Chinese laborers arrived in North Adams, Massachusetts, to work for Calvin Sampson, one of the biggest industrialists in that busy factory town. Except for the foreman, the Chinese didn't speak English. They didn't know they were strikebreakers. The eldest of them was twenty-two. When Sampson's wife, Julia, gives birth to a mixed-race baby, the infant becomes a lightning rod for  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Shepard
ISBN: 9781935639558 1935639552
OCLC Number: 827848949
Description: 361 pages, 6 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Karen Shepard.

Abstract:

In June of 1870, seventy-five Chinese laborers arrived in North Adams, Massachusetts, to work for Calvin Sampson, one of the biggest industrialists in that busy factory town. Except for the foreman, the Chinese didn't speak English. They didn't know they were strikebreakers. The eldest of them was twenty-two. When Sampson's wife, Julia, gives birth to a mixed-race baby, the infant becomes a lightning rod for identity conflicts, alienation, and exile.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/827848949>
library:oclcnum"827848949"
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/827848949>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"First U.S. edition."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"In June of 1870, seventy-five Chinese laborers arrived in North Adams, Massachusetts, to work for Calvin Sampson, one of the biggest industrialists in that busy factory town. Except for the foreman, the Chinese didn't speak English. They didn't know they were strikebreakers. The eldest of them was twenty-two. When Sampson's wife, Julia, gives birth to a mixed-race baby, the infant becomes a lightning rod for identity conflicts, alienation, and exile."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1371178221>
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:genre"Historical fiction"@en
schema:genre"Historical fiction."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The Celestials : a novel"@en
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.