Digging to America (Paperback)Anne Tyler (author)
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Friday August 15th, 1997. Two tiny Korean babies are delivered to two very different Baltimore families.
Every year, on the anniversary of 'Arrival Day' the two families celebrate together, with more and more elaborately competitive parties, as little Susan and Jin-ho take roots and become American.
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Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 234 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
Deliciously funny and sharply observed * Guardian *
Wise and funny...a multidimensional exploration of what it means to belong, not only to a family but also to a nation * Sunday Times *
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