The Resource Happy family, Wendy Lee, (ebook)

Happy family, Wendy Lee, (ebook)

Label
Happy family
Title
Happy family
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Lee
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Hua Wu arrives in New York City, her life seems destined to resemble that of countless immigrants before her. She spends her hectic days in a restaurant in Chinatown, and her lonesome nights in a noisy, crowded tenement, yearning for those she left behind. But one day in a park in the West Village, Hua meets Jane Templeton and her daughter, Lily, a two-year-old adopted from China. Eager to expose Lily to the language and culture of her birth country, Jane hires Hua to be her nanny. Hua soon finds herself in a world far removed from the cramped streets of Chinatown or her grandmother's home in Fuzhou, China. Jane, a museum curator of Asian art, and her husband, a theater critic, are cultured and successful. They pull Hua into their circle of family and friends until she is deeply attached to Lily and their way of life. But when cracks show in the family's perfect faƯcade, what will Hua do to protect the little girl who reminds her so much of her own past? A beautiful and revelatory novel, Happy Family is the promising debut of a perceptive and graceful writer
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1976-
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Lee, Wendy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Nannies
  • Adopted children
  • Immigrants
  • Chinese
  • Electronic books
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Happy family, Wendy Lee, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781555849221
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11795264
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11795264
System control number
MWT11795264
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Happy family, Wendy Lee, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781555849221
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11795264
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11795264
System control number
MWT11795264
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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