Digging to America: A Novel

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subject_facet Assimilation (Sociology) -- Fiction, Baltimore (Md.) -- Fiction, Book club kit, Domestic fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Intercountry adoption -- Fiction, Iranian American women -- Fiction, Iranian Americans -- Fiction, Large type books, Psychological fiction, Widows -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction
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title Digging to America A Novel
title_display Digging to America
title_full Digging to America / a novel by Anne Tyler, Digging to America / by Anne Tyler, Digging to America A Novel
title_short Digging to America
title_sort digging to america
title_sub A Novel
topic Assimilation (Sociology) Fiction, Baltimore (Md.) Fiction, Book club kit, Fiction, Friendship Fiction, Intercountry adoption Fiction, Iranian American women Fiction, Iranian Americans Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Widows Fiction, Women immigrants Fiction
topic_facet Assimilation (Sociology), Fiction, Friendship, Intercountry adoption, Iranian American women, Iranian Americans, Large type books, Literature, Widows, Women immigrants