The Resource Little fires everywhere, Celeste Ng

Little fires everywhere, Celeste Ng

Label
Little fires everywhere
Title
Little fires everywhere
Statement of responsibility
Celeste Ng
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 "I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting. With brilliance and beauty, Celeste Ng dissects a microcosm of American society just when we need to see it beneath the microscope ..."--Jodi Picoult, New York Times -bestselling author of Small Great Things and Leaving Time 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
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ng, Celeste
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Jennifer Lim
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lim, Jennifer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single mothers
  • Female friendship
  • Adoption
  • Family secrets
  • Adoption
  • Family secrets
  • Female friendship
  • Single mothers
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Little fires everywhere, Celeste Ng
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525498063
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6936
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973917613
  • 1586092
  • (OCoLC)ocn973917613
  • 1586092
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Little fires everywhere, Celeste Ng
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525498063
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6936
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973917613
  • 1586092
  • (OCoLC)ocn973917613
  • 1586092
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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