skip to content
The leavers Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The leavers

Author: Lisa Ko
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"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  Read more...
You are not connected to the De Anza College Library network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Remote Access
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Electronic books
Novels
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ko, Lisa.
Leavers.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017
(DLC) 2016043934
(OCoLC)953599445
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Ko
ISBN: 9781616207137 1616207132
OCLC Number: 975269668
Notes: "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
Awards: PEN America Literary Award winner
Description: 1 online resource (338 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; Part One; One; Two; Three; Four; Five; Part Two; Six; Seven; Eight; Nine; Ten; Eleven; Twelve; Part Three; Thirteen; Fourteen; Fifteen; Sixteen; Seventeen; Eighteen; Nineteen; Part Four; Twenty; Twenty-One; Acknowledgments
Responsibility: a novel by Lisa Ko.

Abstract:

The Leavers is a vivid and moving examination of borders and belonging. It's 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  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The Leavers is courageous, sensitive, and perfectly of this moment." - Barbara Kingsolver

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.