The Resource Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng

Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng

Label
Little fires everywhere : a novel
Title
Little fires everywhere
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Celeste Ng
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned -- from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren -- an enigmatic artist and single mother -- who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenaged daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town -- and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides."--Provided by Publisher
Summary
Fighting an ugly custody battle with an artistic tenant who has little regard for the strict rules of their progressive Cleveland suburb, a straitlaced family woman who is seeking to adopt a baby becomes obsessed with exposing the tenant's past, only to trigger devastating consequences for both of their families
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Storyline
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Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2017
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10576373
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ng, Celeste
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Single mothers
  • Motherhood
  • Female friendship
  • Adoption
  • Family secrets
  • Interracial adoption
  • Custody of children
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Shaker Heights (Ohio)
Target audience
adult
Label
Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1882325
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780735224292
Lccn
2016056762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780735224292
  • (OCoLC)969973342
Label
Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1882325
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780735224292
Lccn
2016056762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780735224292
  • (OCoLC)969973342

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