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The Resource Digging to America, a novel by Anne Tyler

Digging to America, a novel by Anne Tyler

Label
Digging to America
Title
Digging to America
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Anne Tyler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyler, Anne
Index
no index present
Interest level
Grades 9-12
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iranian American women
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Iranian Americans
  • Women immigrants
  • Friendship
  • Widows
Label
Digging to America, a novel by Anne Tyler
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
ocm61520455
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First ed
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780307263940
Lccn
2005052963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307263940
  • (Sirsi) b11970637
Label
Digging to America, a novel by Anne Tyler
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
ocm61520455
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First ed
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780307263940
Lccn
2005052963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307263940
  • (Sirsi) b11970637

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