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The Celestials : a novel

Autor Karen Shepard
Vydavatel: Portland, Oregon : Tin House Books, 2013.
Vydání/formát:   book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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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...
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Žánr/forma: Historical fiction
Fiction
Typ materiálu: Fiction
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Karen Shepard
ISBN: 9781935639558 1935639552
OCLC číslo: 827848949
Popis: 361 pages, 6 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Odpovědnost: by Karen Shepard.

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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.

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