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The Resource Everything I never told you (Downloadable eBook), Celeste Ng

Everything I never told you (Downloadable eBook), Celeste Ng

Label
Everything I never told you (Downloadable eBook)
Title
Everything I never told you (Downloadable eBook)
Statement of responsibility
Celeste Ng
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Language
eng
Summary
"Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue-in Marilyn's case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James's case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party. When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together tumbles into chaos, forcing them to confront the long-kept secrets that have been slowly pulling them apart. James, consumed by guilt, sets out on a reckless path that may destroy his marriage. Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to find a responsible party, no matter what the cost. Lydia's older brother, Nathan, is certain that the neighborhood bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it's the youngest of the family-Hannah-who observes far more than anyone realizes and who may be the only one who knows the truth about what happened. A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another"--
Summary
"A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another"--
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Award
  • Alex Award, 2015
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2014
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10314102
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TEFOD
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Everything I never told you (Downloadable eBook), Celeste Ng
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781101634615
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ECE3D7B2-1CBC-4862-B418-09F114D93B75
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881688818
  • ocn881688818
  • 492594
  • 492689
  • 492689
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
Label
Everything I never told you (Downloadable eBook), Celeste Ng
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101634615
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ECE3D7B2-1CBC-4862-B418-09F114D93B75
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881688818
  • ocn881688818
  • 492594
  • 492689
  • 492689
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

Library Locations

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      3000 Macon Road, Columbus , GA, 31906, US
      32.4772 -84.9441
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