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StatusChecked Out
Barcode31662001697713
LocationWinamac
TitleThe family chao : a novel / Lan Samantha Chang. Large print edition. Ed
AuthorChang, Lan Samantha, author.
Call NoLP FIC CHA
CollectionAdult Large Print Fiction
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LocationCirc StatusCall NoIssue Name
WinamacDue on 8/29/2022LP FIC CHA 

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781432899936 (large print ; hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 1432899937 (large print ; hardcover)
Personal Name Chang, Lan Samantha, author.
Title Statement The family chao : a novel / Lan Samantha Chang.
Edition Statement Large print edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice ©2022.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2022.
Physical Description 511 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Physical Medium 16 point.
Physical Medium large print rdafs.
Series Statement Thorndike Press large print Basic.
Summary, Etc. "The residents of Haven, Wisconsin, have dined on the Fine Chao restaurant's delicious Americanized Chinese food for thirty-five years, content to ignore any unsavory whispers about the family owners. Whether or not Big Leo Chao is honest, or his wife, Winnie, is happy, their food tastes good and their three sons earned scholarships to respectable colleges. But when the brothers reunite in Haven, the Chao family's secrets and simmering resentments erupt at last. Before long, brash, charismatic, and tyrannical patriarch Leo is found dead--presumed murdered--and his sons find they've drawn the exacting gaze of the entire town. The ensuing trial brings to light potential motives for all three brothers: Dagou, the restaurant's reckless head chef; Ming, financially successful but personally tortured; and the youngest, gentle but lost college student James. As the spotlight on the brothers tightens--and the family dog meets an unexpected fate--Dagou, Ming, and James must reckon with the legacy of their father's outsized appetites and their own future survival. Brimming with heartbreak, comedy, and suspense, The Family Chao offers a kaleidoscopic, highly entertaining portrait of a Chinese American family grappling with the dark undercurrents of a seemingly pleasant small town"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Murder Investigation Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Family secrets Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Brothers Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Family-owned business enterprises Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Chinese American families Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Chinese restaurants Fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Large type books.
Index Term-Genre/Form Novels.
Location LP FIC CHA 31662001697713

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