World and Town

World and Town

Book - 2010
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Two years after burying her husband and best friend, 68-year-old Hattie Kong moves to a small New England town where she is joined by a Cambodian family and reunited with an ex-lover before tackling challenges in the form of fundamentalist Christians and struggling family farms.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010
ISBN: 9780307272195
Branch Call Number: JEN
Characteristics: 386 p. ; 25 cm


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Nov 21, 2011

Although some parts were insightful and well done, I found myself skimming through large parts that were extremely boring.

debwalker Nov 18, 2010

The heroine of Jen's novel, a Chinese-American woman mourning her husband and best friend, helps a Cambodian family who have lost even more. A make-you think novel recommended for bookclubs.

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