Digging to America: A Novel

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Grouped Work ID edb1dfc8-efc9-5e1d-0e34-d418ed9436ba
Grouping Title digging to america
Grouping Author tyler anne
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display_description Two 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_facet Assimilation (Sociology) -- Fiction, Baltimore (Md.) -- Fiction, Book club kit, Domestic fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Intercountry adoption -- Fiction, Iranian American women -- Fiction, Iranian Americans -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Widows -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction
title_display Digging to America
title_full Digging to America / a novel by Anne Tyler, Digging to America A Novel
title_short Digging to America
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Assimilation (Sociology), Fiction, Friendship, Intercountry adoption, Iranian American women, Iranian Americans, Literature, Widows, Women immigrants