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The Celestials : a novel

Auteur: Karen Shepard
Uitgever: Portland, Oregon : Tin House Books, 2013.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Fictie : Engels : First U.S. editionAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Historical fiction
Fiction
Genre: Fictie
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Karen Shepard
ISBN: 9781935639558 1935639552
OCLC-nummer: 827848949
Beschrijving: 361 pages, 6 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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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