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The Resource Confucius Jane, Katie Lynch

Confucius Jane, Katie Lynch

Label
Confucius Jane
Title
Confucius Jane
Statement of responsibility
Katie Lynch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On leave from grad school, Jane Morrow has a new job, helping out in her uncle's fortune cookie factory, and a new roommate--her precocious 11-year-old cousin. Though surrounded by her loving family and their close-knit Chinatown community, Jane feels like a colossal failure. Writing fortunes is a kind of poetry, but Jane is penning words of wisdom for strangers while wondering if she will ever have the guts to move on with her dissertation and her life. When Jane meets medical student Sutton St. James at her local noodle shop, sparks fly. Sutton stands at a career crossroads: surgical residency at an Ivy League university or stem cell research overseas? The first would make her ultra-conservative father--the former Surgeon General--happy, but the latter might help find a cure for her mother's debilitating MS. Neither would make them comfortable with their daughter's sexuality. Ever striving for perfection, Sutton's only certainty is that she has no time for a relationship--yet neither she nor Jane can deny the chemistry between them. Sutton quickly becomes a fixture in Jane's community... and in her life. Jane opens a whole new world to Sutton--beloved traditions, caring neighbors, and warm family, so unlike Sutton's cold, sterile upbringing. And Sutton inspires Jane to be more ambitious and to dream again--and challenges her to have faith in herself. It's a picture-perfect romance until Sutton's father's scandalous secret threatens her family and her reputation. In her rush to protect Jane and the community she has come to hold dear, has Sutton turned her back on the only thing that truly matters? Confucius Jane is a rich and charming novel that vividly depicts New York City's Chinatown while taking the reader on a touching journey of family, faith, and love"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lynch, Katie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.Y5423
LC item number
C66 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese American women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Chinatown (New York, N.Y.)
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • Chinese American women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • New York (State)
Label
Confucius Jane, Katie Lynch
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/682/9780765381682/image/lgcover.9780765381682.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes conversation and discussion guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1635184
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780765381682
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015033356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1635184
  • (OCoLC)907651141
Label
Confucius Jane, Katie Lynch
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/682/9780765381682/image/lgcover.9780765381682.jpg
Publication
Note
Includes conversation and discussion guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1635184
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780765381682
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015033356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1635184
  • (OCoLC)907651141

Library Locations

    • Manchester-by-the-Sea Public LibraryBorrow it
      15 Union Street, Manchester, MA, 01944, US
      42.5749735 -70.77138570000001
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