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Little fires everywhere
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New York : Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017].
Physical Desc:
338 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
10 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description
Soon to be a Hulu limited series, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington! Named a Best Book of the Year by: People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads, Book of the Month, Paste , Kirkus Reviews , St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and many more! "I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting." -Jodi Picoult "To say I love this book is an understatement. It's a deep psychological mystery about the power of motherhood, the intensity of teenage love, and the danger of perfection. It moved me to tears." - Reese Witherspoon "Extraordinary...Books like Little Fires Everywhere don't come along often." --John Green "Witty, wise, and tender. It's a marvel." - Paula Hawkins From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You , a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned - from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren - an enigmatic artist and single mother - who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenaged daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town--and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia's past. But her obsession will come at unexpected and devastating costs. Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster. Perfect for book clubs! Visit celesteng.com for discussion guides and more.
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La Farge
Fiction Ng, C
Due Dec 13, 2018
La Farge
Fiction Ng, C
ON HOLDSHELF
La Farge
Fiction Ng, C
Due Nov 13, 2018
La Farge
Fiction Ng, C
Due Dec 11, 2018
Main
Fiction Ng, C
Due Dec 6, 2018
Main
Fiction Ng, C
Due Dec 7, 2018
Main
Fiction Ng, C
Due Oct 24, 2018
Main
Fiction Ng, C
Due Dec 1, 2018
Southside New Books
Fiction Ng, C
Due Nov 28, 2018
Southside
Fiction Ng, C
Due Dec 5, 2018
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ISBN:
9780735224292, 0735224293

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Description
From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, the intertwined stories of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the mother and daughter who upend their lives. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned - from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren - an enigmatic artist and single mother - who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenaged daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town - and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia's past. But her obsession will come at unexpected and devastating costs. Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.--Provided by Publisher.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Ng, C. (2017). Little fires everywhere. New York: Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ng, Celeste. 2017. Little Fires Everywhere. New York: Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ng, Celeste, Little Fires Everywhere. New York: Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ng, Celeste. Little Fires Everywhere. New York: Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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