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A river of stars : a novel / Vanessa Hua.

Hua, Vanessa, (author.).
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  • 4 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F Hua (Text) 32604000225215 DCTPLD AD New Books Reshelving -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC HUA (Text) 33187004411506 Fiction (adult) Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC HUA (Text) 32826014156376 New Books In process -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Hua (Text) 36626103968012 2nd Floor New Adult In process -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown FICTION HUA (Text) 39213000839484 New Adult Books Reshelving -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library FIC HUA (Text) 39206021511678 New Materials In process -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library F HUA (Text) 70621000219475 Adult - New Checked out 09/04/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Hua (Text) 31208912591080 new fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette FIC HUA (Text) 31951004327265 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 09/06/2018
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield FIC Hua (Text) 78292000374469 Adult New Book Collection In process -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399178788
  • ISBN: 0399178783
  • Physical Description: 292 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2018]

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"In a powerful debut novel about motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman makes her way to California and stakes a claim to the American dream. Holed up with other moms-to-be in a secret maternity home in Los Angeles, Scarlett Chen is far from her native China, where she worked in a factory job and fell in love with the owner, Boss Yeung. Now she's carrying his baby. Already married with three daughters, he's overjoyed because the doctors confirmed he will finally have the son he has always wanted. To ensure that his son has every advantage, he has shipped Scarlett off to give birth on American soil. U.S. citizenship will open doors for their little prince. As Scarlett awaits the baby's arrival, she chokes down bitter medicinal stews and spars with her imperious housemates. The only one who fits in even less is Daisy, a spirited teenager and fellow unwed mother who is being kept apart from her American boyfriend. Then a new sonogram of Scarlett's baby reveals the unexpected. Panicked, she escapes by hijacking a van--only to discover that she has a stowaway: Daisy, who intends to track down the father of her child. They flee to San Francisco's bustling Chinatown, where Scarlett will join countless immigrants desperately trying to seize their piece of the American dream. What Scarlett doesn't know is that her baby's father is not far behind her"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Chinese women > United States > Fiction.
Women immigrants > United States > Fiction.
Pregnant women > United States > Fiction.
Parenthood > Fiction.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
FICTION / Literary.
Genre: Suspense fiction.

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