The Resource Digging to America : : a novel, by Anne Tyler, (electronic resource)

Digging to America : : a novel, by Anne Tyler, (electronic resource)

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
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
142038
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.Y45
LC item number
D47 2006eb
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iranian American women
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Iranian Americans
  • Women immigrants
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Friendship
  • Widows
Target audience
adult
Label
Digging to America : : a novel, by Anne Tyler, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3C67BB8B-11A6-443D-A1F5-F46D61F99D15
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Publication
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen
  • "A Knopf eBook"--Cover image
  • OverDrive eBook
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307265531
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233697694
  • ocn233697694
  • OCoLC
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 899 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 235 KB)
Label
Digging to America : : a novel, by Anne Tyler, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3C67BB8B-11A6-443D-A1F5-F46D61F99D15
Publication
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen
  • "A Knopf eBook"--Cover image
  • OverDrive eBook
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307265531
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233697694
  • ocn233697694
  • OCoLC
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 899 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 235 KB)

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