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The Celestials : a novel

Autor: Karen Shepard
Editora: Portland, Oregon ; Brooklyn, New York : Tin House Books, 2013.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Ficção : Inglês : First U.S. editionVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Tipo de Material: Ficção
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Karen Shepard
ISBN: 9781935639558 1935639552
Número OCLC: 827848949
Descrição: 361 pages, 6 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
Responsabilidade: 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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