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9780593198728

The tiger mom's tale

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"When an American woman inherits the wealth of her Taiwanese family, she travels to confront them about their betrayals of the past in this stunning debut by Lyn Liao Butler. Lexa Thomas has never quite fit in. Having grown up in a family of blondes while more closely resembling Constance Wu, she's neither white enough nor Asian enough. Visiting her father in Taiwan as a child, Lexa thought she'd finally found a place where she belonged. But that was years ago, and even there, some never truly considered her to be Taiwanese. When her estranged father dies unexpectedly, leaving the fate of his Taiwanese family in Lexa's hands, her safe life in New York City is no longer enough. She is faced with the choice to return to Taiwan and claim her place in her heritage . . . or leave her Taiwanese family to lose their home for good. Armed with the advice of two half sisters (one American and the other Taiwanese, who can't stand each other), a mother who has rediscovered her sexuality, and a man whose kisses make her walk into walls, Lexa finally confronts the person who drove her away from Taiwan all those decades ago. As the truth of the last fateful summer in Taiwan slowly unfolds, Lexa must stand up for herself and open her heart to family and love, or allow the repercussions of her family's choices to forever dictate the path of her life"--

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Victor Farmington Library BUT (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300910235
Checked out
10/06/2021
LDR 02409cam a2200337Ii 4500
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00520210713150229.1
008210625s2021 nyu 000 1 eng
010 . ‡a 2021002706
020 . ‡a9780593198728 ‡q(trade paperback)
020 . ‡a0593198727 ‡q(trade paperback)
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)1257552610
040 . ‡aDLC ‡beng ‡erda ‡cFBP ‡dOCLCO ‡dINO ‡dOCLCO
043 . ‡aa-ch---
05000. ‡aPS3602.U8757 ‡bT54 2021
08200. ‡a813/.6 ‡223
1001 . ‡aButler, Lyn Liao, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe tiger mom's tale / ‡cLyn Liao Butler.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bBerkley, ‡c2021.
300 . ‡a343 pages ; ‡c21 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
500 . ‡aReaders guide included.
520 . ‡a"When an American woman inherits the wealth of her Taiwanese family, she travels to confront them about their betrayals of the past in this stunning debut by Lyn Liao Butler. Lexa Thomas has never quite fit in. Having grown up in a family of blondes while more closely resembling Constance Wu, she's neither white enough nor Asian enough. Visiting her father in Taiwan as a child, Lexa thought she'd finally found a place where she belonged. But that was years ago, and even there, some never truly considered her to be Taiwanese. When her estranged father dies unexpectedly, leaving the fate of his Taiwanese family in Lexa's hands, her safe life in New York City is no longer enough. She is faced with the choice to return to Taiwan and claim her place in her heritage . . . or leave her Taiwanese family to lose their home for good. Armed with the advice of two half sisters (one American and the other Taiwanese, who can't stand each other), a mother who has rediscovered her sexuality, and a man whose kisses make her walk into walls, Lexa finally confronts the person who drove her away from Taiwan all those decades ago. As the truth of the last fateful summer in Taiwan slowly unfolds, Lexa must stand up for herself and open her heart to family and love, or allow the repercussions of her family's choices to forever dictate the path of her life"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
650 0. ‡aRacially mixed women ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aTaiwanese Americans ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aFamilies ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aInheritance and succession ‡vFiction.
651 0. ‡aTaiwan ‡vFiction.
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡a1270077 ‡bSystem Local ‡c643530 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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