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Tyler, Anne.

Digging to America : a novel / by Anne Tyler. - 1st ed. - New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. - 277 p. ; 25 cm.

Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in.

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Iranian American women--Fiction.
Assimilation (Sociology)--Fiction.
Intercountry adoption--Fiction.
Iranian Americans--Fiction.
Women immigrants--Fiction.
Friendship--Fiction.
Widows--Fiction.


Baltimore (Md.)--Fiction.


Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.

PS3570.Y45 / D47 2006

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