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The Resource Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng

Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng

Label
Little fires everywhere : a novel
Title
Little fires everywhere
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Celeste Ng
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, the intertwined stories of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the mother and daughter who upend their lives "I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting. With brilliance and beauty, Celeste Ng dissects a microcosm of American society just when we need to see it beneath the microscope ..."--Jodi Picoult, New York Times -bestselling author of Small Great Things and Leaving Time In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned - from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren - an enigmatic artist and single mother - who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenaged daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town--and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia's past. But her obsession will come at unexpected and devastating costs. Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.G83
LC item number
L58 2017
Literary form
fiction
Label
Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng
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
ocn969973342
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780735224292
Lccn
2016056762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)969973342
Label
Little fires everywhere : a novel, Celeste Ng
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
ocn969973342
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780735224292
Lccn
2016056762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)969973342

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