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The luminous heart of jonah s. [electronic resource]. Gina B Nahai.

Nahai, Gina B. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781617753299 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: "Lyrical, shrewd, and daring novelist Nahai...writes with acute emotional and nearly anthropological perception, laser-wit, and deep compassion....With touches of magic realism, extraordinary characters, and a spiraling, multigenerational plot involving fraud, a murder mystery, epic suffering, heroic generosity, women's struggle for freedom, and the clash between East and West, Nahai's mythic, tragic, often beautiful immigrant family saga illuminates timeless questions of prejudice, trauma, inheritance, loyalty, and love."—Booklist, Starred review"A riveting tale....Readers will be well rewarded."—Publishers Weekly, Starred review"Nahai has crafted an engaging combination of family saga and murder mystery, placed it in the framework of a relatively unknown subculture, and people it with fascinating characters. Flavored with both elements of magical realism and down-to-earth observations, The Luminous Heart of Jonah...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Akashic Books, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5093 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2130 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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