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Digging to America [sound recording] : [a novel] / by Anne Tyler.

By: Tyler, Anne.
Contributor(s): Brown, Blair.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: New York : Random House Audio, p2006Edition: Library ed.Description: 5 sound cassettes (ca. 8 1/2 hrs.) : analog, Dolby processed.ISBN: 0739333097 :; 9780739333099.Subject(s): Iranian American women -- Fiction | Assimilation (Sociology) -- Fiction | Intercountry adoption -- Fiction | Iranian Americans -- Fiction | Women immigrants -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Widows -- Fiction | Baltimore (Md.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | Domestic fiction. | Audiobooks.Read by Blair Brown.Summary: 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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Unabridged.

Read by Blair Brown.

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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