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An edition of Everything I never told you (2014)

Everything I never told you

  • 4.04 ·
  • 23 Ratings
  • 207 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading
  • 30 Have read
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English
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297

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"Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another" -- Provided by publisher.

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Everything I never told you
2015, Penguin Books
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Everything I Never Told You
2015, Penguin Books
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Everything I Never Told You: A Novel
2014, Thorndike Press
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Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.6
Library of Congress
PS3614.G83 E94 2014, PS3614.G83E94 2014

The Physical Object

Pagination
297 pages
Number of pages
297

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26885507M
ISBN 10
159420571X
ISBN 13
9781594205712
LCCN
2013039961
OCLC/WorldCat
862149050

Work Description

"Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue-in Marilyn's case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James's case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party. When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together tumbles into chaos, forcing them to confront the long-kept secrets that have been slowly pulling them apart. James, consumed by guilt, sets out on a reckless path that may destroy his marriage. Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to find a responsible party, no matter what the cost. Lydia's older brother, Nathan, is certain that the neighborhood bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it's the youngest of the family-Hannah-who observes far more than anyone realizes and who may be the only one who knows the truth about what happened. A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another"-

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