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The chosen and the beautiful

Vo, Nghi (author.).

Summary: "Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society--she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer and Asian, a Vietnamese adoptee treated as an exotic attraction by her peers, while the most important doors remain closed to her. But the world is full of wonders: infernal pacts and dazzling illusions, lost ghosts and elemental mysteries. In all paper is fire, and Jordan can burn the cut paper heart out of a man. She just has to learn how. Nghi Vo's debut novel The Chosen and the Beautiful reinvents this classic of the American canon as a coming-of-age story full of magic, mystery, and glittering excess, and introduces a major new literary voice. ("--

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  • ISBN: 9781432891480
  • ISBN: 1432891480
  • Physical Description: 425 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2021.
Subject: Asian American women Fiction
Gays Fiction
Nineteen twenties Fiction
Genre: Large type books.
Fantasy fiction.

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Cherokee Regional Library:
      Chickamauga Public Library
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Hall County Library System:
      Murrayville Branch
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Middle Georgia Regional Library:
      Shurling Branch Library
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Southwest Georgia Regional Library System:
      Decatur County Public Library
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