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
A chance airport encounter between two couples, one of Iranian descent, as each couple awaits the arrival of adopted daughter from Korea, prompts a long-term friendship and an examination about what it means to be an American
Summary
A chance encounter between two families--the Donaldsons, and the Iranian-born Yasdans--at the Baltimore airport, as both couples await the arrival of an adopted daughter from Korea, prompts an examination about what it means to be an American while the lives of the two families intertwine over the years
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
142038
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3570.Y45
LC item number
D47 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Iranian Americans
  • Women immigrants
  • Friendship
  • Widows
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Target audience
adult
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
61520455
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780307263940
Lccn
2005052963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
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
61520455
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780307263940
Lccn
2005052963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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