The Resource The unpassing : A Novel., Chia-Chia Lin

The unpassing : A Novel., Chia-Chia Lin

Label
The unpassing : A Novel.
Title
The unpassing
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Chia-Chia Lin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of Esquire, The Rumpus, The Millions, Literary Hub and Electric Literature's Most Anticipated Books of 2019A searing debut novel that explores community, identity, and the myth of the American dream through an immigrant family in AlaskaIn Chia-Chia Lin's debut novel, The Unpassing, we meet a Taiwanese immigrant family of six struggling to make ends meet on the outskirts of Anchorage, Alaska. The father, hardworking but beaten down, is employed as a plumber and repairman, while the mother, a loving, strong-willed, and unpredictably emotional matriarch, holds the house together. When ten-year-old Gavin contracts meningitis at school, he falls into a deep, nearly fatal coma. He wakes up a week later to learn that his little sister Ruby was infected, too. She did not survive. Routine takes over for the grieving family: the siblings care for each other as they befriend a neighboring family and explore the woods; distance grows between the parents as they deal with their loss separately. But things spiral when the father, increasingly guilt ridden after Ruby's death, is sued for not properly installing a septic tank, which results in grave harm to a little boy. In the ensuing chaos, what really happened to Ruby finally emerges.With flowing prose that evokes the terrifying beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, Lin explores the fallout after the loss of a child and the way in which a family is forced to grieve in a place that doesn't yet feel like home. Emotionally raw and subtly suspenseful, The Unpassing is a deeply felt family saga that dismisses the American dream for a harsher, but ultimately more profound, reality
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Lin, Chia-Chia
PerformerNote
Narrator: Feodor Chin
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Chin, Feodor
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
The unpassing : A Novel., Chia-Chia Lin
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Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0004568276
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (7 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250253361
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
746C1615-BC4B-41E6-8C7E-40758A0D2C23
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 222003 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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Label
The unpassing : A Novel., Chia-Chia Lin
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0004568276
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (7 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250253361
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
746C1615-BC4B-41E6-8C7E-40758A0D2C23
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 222003 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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