Digging to America: A Novel

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9780345492340
9780307263940
9780307265531
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Lexile measure:
840L
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Novelist Primary ISBN9780307263940

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display_descriptionTwo families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in.
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subject_facetAssimilation (Sociology) -- Fiction
Baltimore (Md.) -- Fiction
Book club kit
Domestic fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Intercountry adoption -- Fiction
Iranian American women -- Fiction
Iranian Americans -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
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title_displayDigging to America
title_fullDigging to America / a novel by Anne Tyler
Digging to America A Novel
title_shortDigging to America
title_subA Novel
topic_facetAssimilation (Sociology)
Fiction
Friendship
Intercountry adoption
Iranian American women
Iranian Americans
Literature
Widows
Women immigrants