Digging to America: A Novel

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9780307263940
9780307265531
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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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Women immigrants -- Fiction
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