A feather on the breath of God: a novel

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HarperCollins Publishers,
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A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother. Growing up in a housing project in the 1950s and 1960s, she escapes into dreams inspired both by her parents' stories and by her own reading and, for a time, into the otherworldly life of ballet. A yearning, homesick mother, a silent and withdrawn father, the ballet--these are the elements that shape the young woman's imagination and her sexuality. It is a story about displacement and loss, and about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love.
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subject_facet Ballet dancers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Chinese Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, German Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Young women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
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topic_facet Ballet dancers, Chinese Americans, Families, German Americans, Young women