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The chosen and the beautiful

Vo, Nghi (author.). Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 Adaptation of: Great Gatsby. (Added Author).

Summary: "Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society-she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer and Asian, a Vietnamese adoptee treated as an exotic attraction by her peers, while the most important doors remain closed to her. But the world is full of wonders: infernal pacts and dazzling illusions, lost ghosts and elemental mysteries. In all paper is fire, and Jordan can burn the cut paper heart out of a man. She just has to learn how. Nghi Vo's debut novel The Chosen and the Beautiful reinvents this classic of the American canon as a coming-of-age story full of magic, mystery, and glittering excess, and introduces a major new literary voice"--

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  • ISBN: 1250784786
  • ISBN: 9781250784780
  • Physical Description: 262 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tordotcom, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
A Tom Doherty Associates book.
Subject: Nineteen twenties
Asian American women
FICTION / Asian American
FICTION / Literary
FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
Nineteen twenties -- Fiction
Gays -- Fiction
Asian American women -- Fiction
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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  • 16 of 18 copies available at Westchester Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 18 total copies.
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Bedford Hills Free Library VO (Text) 31003151577787 Fiction Available -
Chappaqua Library FICTION VO (Text) 31005500432226 Fiction Checked out 05/24/2024
Croton Free Library FICTION/VO (Text) 31006151823432 Fiction Available -
Greenburgh Public Library VO (Text) 31009154813632 Fiction Available -
Hendrick Hudson Free Library VO, NGHI (Text) 31016151778684 Fiction Available -
Irvington Public Library FIC VO, N (Text) 31012154538159 Fiction Available -
Larchmont Public Library VO (Text) 31014152969527 Fantasy Available -
Mamaroneck Public Library District FANTASY (Text) 31015152624269 Fantasy Available -
Mount Vernon Public Library FICTION VO (Text) 31018155564227 Fiction Available -
New Rochelle Public Library VO (Text) 31019156723291 Fiction Checked out 06/10/2024

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