Everything I never told you

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Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet . . . So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother’s bright blue eyes and her father’s jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue—in Marilyn’s case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James’s case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party.When Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together tumbles into chaos, forcing them to confront the long-kept secrets that have been slowly pulling them apart. James, consumed by guilt, sets out on a reckless path that may destroy his marriage. Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to find a responsible party, no matter what the cost. Lydia’s older brother, Nathan, is certain that the neighborhood bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it’s the youngest of the family—Hannah—who observes far more than anyone realizes and who may be the only one who knows the truth about what happened.A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.
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author2-role "Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue-in Marilyn's case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James's case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party. When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together tumbles into chaos, forcing them to confront the long-kept secrets that have been slowly pulling them apart. James, consumed by guilt, sets out on a reckless path that may destroy his marriage. Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to find a responsible party, no matter what the cost. Lydia's older brother, Nathan, is certain that the neighborhood bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it's the youngest of the family-Hannah-who observes far more than anyone realizes and who may be the only one who knows the truth about what happened. A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another"--Provided by publisher., (3)aaf(39)caf(3)haf(5)oafgaf(2)paf(6)saf(7)waf06-26-14ma3, (OCoLC)862149050, (OCoLC)870956803, -1- -01-02-2018 14:21, -1- -01-04-2018 20:27, -1- -01-06-2018 16:44, -1- -01-16-2018 11:34, -1- -01-16-2018 9:31, -1- -01-17-2018 10:55, -1- -01-18-2018 11:15, -1- -01-18-2018 13:11, -1- -02-14-2016 12:34, -1- -03-12-2016 14:48, -1- -04-10-2017 8:51, -1- -08-04-2016 11:57, -1- -08-20-2016 13:33, -1- -09-02-2016 16:46, -1- -09-09-2016 15:25, -1- -12-21-2017 11:52, -1- -12-21-2017 14:19, -1- -12-21-2017 16:24, -1- -12-22-2017 12:52, -17- -10-24-2017 12:49, -17- -11-30-2017 13:28, -2- -01-02-2018 16:42, -2- -01-10-2017 12:24, -2- -01-21-2018 17:10, -2- -02-06-2017 16:14, -2- -03-25-2017 14:47, -2- -03-25-2017 15:11, -2- -04-04-2016 15:09, -2- -05-08-2017 13:49, -2- -08-14-2017 14:30, -2- -08-22-2017 15:13, -2- -09-08-2015 19:40, -2- -09-11-2017 20:36, -2- -09-11-2017 20:48, -2- -09-12-2017 11:43, -2- -09-12-2017 14:41, -2- -09-12-2017 17:17, -2- -09-16-2017 11:01, -2- -09-22-2017 11:14, -2- -09-26-2017 13:30, -2- -09-28-2017 13:12, .b1451943401-20-1804-24-14, .b1465224901-09-1812-18-14, 100000., 159420571X, 2013039961, 297 pages ;23 cm., 8 sound discs (600 min.) :digital ;4 3/4 in., 813/.6, 861479094, 869268962, 9780143127550, 9781482994698, 9781594205712, Audiobooks., BLACPrdaengBLACPBTCTATEFGK8VP@OCLCQOCLCO, CD F NG, Campbell, Cassandra,narrator., Compact discs., DLCengrdaDLCOCLCOBDXYDXCPBTCTAWIMJNEABGZS3OCLCO, Daughters, Drowning, Everything I never told you /Celeste Ng., Everything I never told you /by Celeste Ng., F NG, Grief, Lydia is dead. 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Lydia's older brother, Nathan, is certain that the neighborhood bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it's the youngest of the family-Hannah-who observes far more than anyone realizes and who may be the only one who knows the truth about what happened. A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another., MAIN, MISSING REPORT 1 = 07-05-2017MISSING REPORT 2 = 09-06-2017-1- -05-03-2017 10:18, Mon Apr 27, 2015 we/tg - Despite "Claim Return", disc 1 of the Book on CD 'Everything I Never Told You" (69 316 492) returned to Westover Library. 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subject_facet Daughters -- Death -- Fiction, Drowning -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction
title_display Everything I never told you
title_full Everything I Never Told You, Everything I Never Told You A Novel, Everything I never told you / Celeste Ng, Everything I never told you / by Celeste Ng
title_short Everything I never told you
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