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The Resource Scissors, paper, stone : a novel, by Martha K. Davis

Scissors, paper, stone : a novel, by Martha K. Davis

Label
Scissors, paper, stone : a novel
Title
Scissors, paper, stone
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Martha K. Davis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What is considered a family, and who gets to define it? In 1964, despite the racial tension occurring in a post-WWII America, Catherine and Jonathan adopt a baby girl from Korea. This unconventional choice brings disapproval from Catherine's family, which creates an even closer bond between her and her daughter. Narrated in alternating chapters by Catherine, her adopted daughter Min, and Min's best friend Laura, Scissors, Paper, Stone spans twenty years of love, loss, and the complex reality of female relationships. By 1985 Catherine is living a risk-free life on her own accord, Laura is dating her way through college, and Min is a massage therapist who has come out as a lesbian and is learning to embrace her Korean heritage. After Min and Laura take a summer road trip together, the shifts in their friendship force all three women to examine the assumptions they've been living by and to make choices about the roles they want to play in each other's lives" --
Summary
Winner of the 2016 Quill Queer Literary Award, Scissors, Paper, Stone contemplates the meanings of family through twenty years in the lives of a Korean-American lesbian, her adoptive mother, and her boy-crazy best friend
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
From Amazon
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10651160
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Martha K
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Scissors, paper, stone : a novel, by Martha K. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
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
on1019838996
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781597090469
Lccn
2017051800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1019838996
Label
Scissors, paper, stone : a novel, by Martha K. Davis
Publication
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
on1019838996
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781597090469
Lccn
2017051800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1019838996

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