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The Celestials : a novel

Auteur : Karen Shepard
Éditeur : Portland, Oregon : Tin House Books, 2013.
Édition/format :   Print book : Fiction : Anglais : First U.S. editionVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Historical fiction
Fiction
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Karen Shepard
ISBN : 9781935639558 1935639552
Numéro OCLC : 827848949
Description : 361 pages, 6 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Responsabilité : 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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