16 Results
16 Results
A river of stars : a novel —Hua, Vanessa, author.
Book
2018
7 available of 8 items

"In a powerful debut novel about motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman makes her way to California and stakes a claim to the American dream. Holed up with other moms-to-be in a secret maternity ...

Honolulu —Brennert, Alan.
Large Print
2009
4 available of 4 items

Honolulu is the richly imagined story of Jin, a young "picture bride" who leaves her native Korea -- where girls are so little valued that she is known as Regret -- and journeys to Hawaii in 1914 in search of a better li...

Dreaming in English —Fitzgerald, Laura, 1967-
Book
2011
1 available of 1 items

Honolulu —Brennert, Alan.
Book
2009
5 available of 5 items

Paper wife —Ibrahim, Laila, author.
Book
2018
0 available of 1 items

"A heart-wrenching story about finding strength in a new world. Southern China, 1923. Desperate to secure her future, Mei Ling's parents arrange a marriage to a widower in California. To enter the country, she must prete...

You were there before my eyes a novel —Riva, Maria, author.
Large Print
2018
2 available of 2 items

River with no bridge —Wills, Karen, author.
Large Print
2018
7 available of 8 items

"In frontier historical novel River with No Bridge, Nora Flanagan, at age eighteen, leaves Boston in 1882 to marry a miner in Butte, Montana. She anticipates achieving the respectability and security denied her as a tink...

Brides of war —Tate, June.
Book
2015
11 available of 11 items

Dreaming in English —Fitzgerald, Laura, 1967-
Book On CD
2011
1 available of 1 items

Dreaming in English —Fitzgerald, Laura, 1967-
Book On MP3
2011
0 available of 0 items

Honolulu —Brennert, Alan.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

When a young Korean girl known as Regret leaves her homeland for a better life in Hawaii, as a "picture bride," she expects to find prosperity and a chance at education. But the rich husband she is promised turns out to ...

Honolulu —Brennert, Alan.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

When a young Korean girl known as Regret leaves her homeland for a better life in Hawaii, as a "picture bride," she expects to find prosperity and a chance at education. But the rich husband she is promised turns out to ...

Merrywinds —Griffey, Jackie.
Large Print
2011
2 available of 2 items

Two young women from a tiny British village with no dowry and no marriage prospects board the sailing ship Merrywinds in search of a new life in America.

Possessing the secret of joy —Walker, Alice, 1944-
EBook
1992

After undergoing a brutal procedure of female genital mutilation in Africa, Tashi, a tribal African woman first glimpsed in The Color Purple, immigrates to the United States and, following her struggles to undertand her ...

Sometimes it snows in America —Labozzetta, Marisa.
Book
2012
1 available of 1 items

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