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The leavers

Author: Lisa Ko
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2017. ©2017
Series: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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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. Far from everything he's ever know, Daniel struggles to reconcile his new life with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Ko
ISBN: 9781432841188 1432841181
OCLC Number: 986237472
Description: 603 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Responsibility: Lisa Ko.

Abstract:

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. Far from everything he's ever know, Daniel struggles to reconcile his new life with memories of his mother and his past.
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