Everything I never told you : a novel
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Arcanum Library - FictionMYS NG 8/14Available
Blanchester Library - FictionFIC NGAvailable
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297 pages ; 22 cm
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English

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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. 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. Aprofoundly 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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870L ,Lexile.
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Blanchester (39018002055595), and Wilmington (34300000617377) copies are paperback. Community Library's copy is 2015. 20 cm. Includes reader's guide with an introduction to Everything I never told you, a conversation with Celeste Ng, questions for discussion, and a preview of Little fires everywhere.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ng, C. (2014). Everything I never told you: a novel . The Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ng, Celeste. 2014. Everything I Never Told You: A Novel. New York: The Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ng, Celeste. Everything I Never Told You: A Novel New York: The Penguin Press, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ng, Celeste. Everything I Never Told You: A Novel The Penguin Press, 2014.

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