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Digging to America : a novel

Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdans, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyler, Anne.
Digging to America.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006
(OCoLC)607818040
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0307263940 9780307263940
OCLC Number: 61520455
Performer(s): Read by Blair Brown.
Description: 277 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: by Anne Tyler.
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Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdans, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in.

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