The Leavers [GRPL Book Club]

The Leavers [GRPL Book Club]

Book Club Kit - 2017
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"One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to care for him. He is eventually adopted by two white college professors who move him from the Bronx to a small town upstate. Set in New York and China, the Leavers is the story of how one boy comes into his own when everything he's loved has been taken away--and how a mother learns to live with the mistakes of her past"-- Provided by publisher.
"National book award finalist" -- cover.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, [2017]
Edition: First paperback edition
ISBN: 9781616208042
161620804X
Characteristics: 350 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Book Discussion : Leavers
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