The Resource Digging to America : a novel, by Anne Tyler

Digging to America : a novel, by Anne Tyler

Label
Digging to America : a novel
Title
Digging to America
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Anne Tyler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Title
Digging to America
Creator
Summary
A chance encounter between two families--the Donaldsons, and the Iranian-born Yasdans--at the Baltimore airport, as both couples await the arrival of an adopted daughter from Korea, prompts an examination about what it means to be an American while the lives of the two families intertwine over the years
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Story line
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
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142038
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.Y45
LC item number
D47 2006
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840
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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by Anne Tyler
Digging to America : a novel, by Anne Tyler
Label
Digging to America : a novel, by Anne Tyler
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Publication
Control code
2543202
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
277 p.
Isbn
9780307263940
Lccn
2005052963
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