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Yellowface : a novel / R. F. Kuang.

Summary:

Authors June Hayward and Athena Liu were supposed to be twin rising stars. But Athena's a literary darling. June Hayward is literally nobody. Who wants stories about basic white girls, June thinks. So when June witnesses Athena's death in a freak accident, she acts on impulse: she steals Athena's just-finished masterpiece, an experimental novel about the unsung contributions of Chinese laborers during World War I. So what if June edits Athena's novel and sends it to her agent as her own work? So what if she lets her new publisher rebrand her as Juniper Song, complete with an ambiguously ethnic author photo? Doesn't this piece of history deserve to be told, whoever the teller? That's what June claims, and the New York Times bestseller list seems to agree. But June can't get away from Athena's shadow, and emerging evidence threatens to bring June's (stolen) success down around her. As June races to protect her secret, she discovers exactly how far she will go to keep what she thinks she deserves. -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063250833
  • ISBN: 0063250837
  • Physical Description: 323 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2023]
Subject: Authors > Fiction.
Authorship > Fiction.
Asian Americans > Fiction.
Impostors and imposture > Fiction.
Chinese American authors > Fiction.
Manuscripts > Fiction.
Theft > Fiction.
Impersonation > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Novels.

Available copies

  • 1 of 39 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 24 current holds with 39 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION KUANG 2023 (Text) 0001012513567 Fiction Checked out 06/18/2024


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