Everything I Never Told YouBook - 2014
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multcolib_gresham Jan 08, 2015
Lydia is dead and her family is dealing with the aftermath. This story takes place in the 1970s where there are very significant social struggles each family member has to deal with. The timeline of the story flows from family member to family member and gives the reader a glimpse of each of thei... Read More »
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All their lives Nath had understood, better than anyone, the lexicon of their family, the things they could never truly explain to outsiders: that a book or a dress meant more than something to read or something to wear; that attention came with expectations that-- like snow-- drifted and settled and crushed you with their weight.
What made something precious? Losing it and finding it.
“The famous women had bored her. Their stories were all the same: told they couldn’t; decided to anyway. Because they really wanted to, she wondered, or because they were told not to?”
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brihawkins13 thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over
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The apparent suicide of their daughter Lydia threatens to tear the Lee family apart. As Chinese Americans in a small Ohio town, they already feel marginalized. This is a great novel about minorities, prejudice, and parenting mistakes. Never force your child into the career you wished you had pursued!!