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Windham Free Library - Windham Center F SAT33760146535604 (Text to phone) 33760146535604 Adult New Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library NEW SATHIAN (Text to phone) 34030148197384 Adult New Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC SATHIAN (Text to phone) 34000148019946 Adult New Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF SAT (Text to phone) 33260000556150 Adult New Checked out 08/13/2021
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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC SAT (Text to phone) 34014147245147 Adult New Fiction Available -
East Side Branch - Bridgeport FIC SATHIAN (Text to phone) 34000148012206 Adult Fiction Available -
Easton Public Library FIC SATHIAN, SANJENA (Text to phone) 37777123602591 Adult Fiction Available -
Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin F SAT (Text to phone) 33345000319905 Adult Fiction Available -
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon FIC SAT (Text to phone) 33430147649438 Adult New Fiction Available -
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"An Indian-American serio-comic and magical realist epic love story about the perils of ambition, tracing the mysterious alchemy of its characters' transformation from high school in an Atlanta suburb through young adulthood in the Bay Area"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: East Indian Americans > Fiction.
Genre: Magic realism (Literature)
Bildungsromans.

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Gold Diggers : A Novel
Gold Diggers : A Novel
by Sathian, Sanjena
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Gold Diggers : A Novel


*A Good Morning America Buzz Pick * Soon to be a series produced by Mindy Kaling * New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice * A Vox Bookclub Pick * Longlisted for the 2021 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize* "Dizzyingly original, fiercely funny, deeply wise." --Celeste Ng, #1 bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere "Sanjena Sathian's Gold Diggers is a work of 24-karat genius." --Ron Charles, The Washington Post Named a Best Book of April by Bustle * PopSugar * Entertainment Weekly * Good Morning America * CNN How far would you go for a piece of the American dream? A magical realist coming-of-age story, Gold Diggers skewers the model minority myth to tell a hilarious and moving story about immigrant identity, community, and the underside of ambition. A floundering second-generation teenager growing up in the Bush-era Atlanta suburbs, Neil Narayan is funny and smart but struggles to bear the weight of expectations of his family and their Asian American enclave. He tries to want their version of success, but mostly, Neil just wants his neighbor across the cul-de-sac, Anita Dayal. When he discovers that Anita is the beneficiary of an ancient, alchemical potion made from stolen gold--a "lemonade" that harnesses the ambition of the gold's original owner--Neil sees his chance to get ahead. But events spiral into a tragedy that rips their community apart. Years later in the Bay Area, Neil still bristles against his community's expectations--and finds he might need one more hit of that lemonade, no matter the cost. Sanjena Sathian's astonishing debut offers a fine-grained, profoundly intelligent, and bitingly funny investigation into what's required to make it in America.

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