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Digging to America : a novel

Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2007, ©2006.
Series: Ballantine reader's circle.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Ballantine books trade pbk. 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 Yazdan's, 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Tyler
ISBN: 9780345492340 034549234X
OCLC Number: 148838118
Notes: Includes Reader's Guide.
Description: 291 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Ballantine reader's circle.
Responsibility: 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 Yazdan's, 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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