The leftover woman : a novel
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New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2023].
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First edition.
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277 pages ; 24 cm
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Published
New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2023].
Edition
First edition.
Language
English

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"An evocative family drama and a riveting mystery about the ferocious pull of motherhood for two very different women in New York City"--,Provided by publisher.
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Jasmine Yang arrives in New York City from her rural Chinese village without money or family support, fleeing a controlling husband, on a desperate search for the daughter who was taken from her at birth -- another female casualty of China's controversial One Child Policy. But with her husband on her trail, the clock is ticking, and she's forced to make increasingly desperate decisions if she ever hopes to be reunited with her daughter. Meanwhile, publishing executive Rebecca Whitney seems to have it all: a prestigious family name and the wealth that comes with it, a high-powered career, a beautiful home, a handsome husband, and an adopted Chinese daughter she adores. She's even hired a Chinese nanny to help her balance the demands of being a working wife and mother. But when an industry scandal threatens to jeopardize not only Rebecca's job but her marriage, this perfect world begins to crumble and her role in her own family is called into question. The Leftover Woman finds these two unforgettable women on a shocking collision course. Twisting and suspenseful and surprisingly poignant, it's a profound exploration of identity and belonging, motherhood and family. It is a story of two women in a divided city -- separated by severe economic and cultural differences yet bound by a deep emotional connection to a child.

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