The Year She Left Us

The Year She Left Us

A Novel

Book - 2014 | First edition
Average Rating:
Rate this:
"The Kong women are in crisis. A disastrous trip to visit her home orphanage in China has plunged eighteen-year-old Ari into a self-destructive spiral. Her adoptive mother, Charlie, a lawyer with a great heart, is desperate to keep her daughter safe. Meanwhile, Charlie must endure the prickly scrutiny of her beautiful, Bryn Mawr educated mother, Granwho, as the daughter of a cultured Chinese doctor, came to America to survive Mao's Revolution and her sister, Les, a brilliant judge with a penchant for ruling over everyone's lives"--Publisher's website.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062273345
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 326 pages ; 24 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Mar 28, 2017

None of the characters were that likable and I didn't care for how adoption was talked about. It was supposed to be such a "good" thing but it was taboo to discuss.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at PPL

To Top