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White Ivy (Hardcover)

| Simon & Schuster | 11/3/2020

ISBN-10 : 1982100591   ISBN-13 : 9781982100599   List Price : $26.00

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  • A05 (6th Shelf Top-to-bottom)

Overview

A dazzling debut novel about a young woman&;s dark obsession with her privileged classmate and the lengths she&;ll go to win his love&;from prizewinning Chinese American author Susie Yang.

Ivy Lin is a thief and a liar&;but you&;d never know it by looking at her.

Raised outside of Boston, Ivy&;s immigrant grandmother relies on Ivy&;s mild appearance for cover as she teaches her granddaughter how to pilfer items from yard sales and second-hand shops. Thieving allows Ivy to accumulate the trappings of a suburban teen&;and, most importantly, to attract the attention of Gideon Speyer, the golden boy of a wealthy political family. But when Ivy&;s mother discovers her trespasses, punishment is swift and Ivy is sent to China, and her dream instantly evaporates.

Years later, Ivy has grown into a poised yet restless young woman, haunted by her conflicting feelings about her upbringing and her family. Back in Boston, when Ivy bumps into Sylvia Speyer, Gideon&;s sister, a reconnection with Gideon seems not only inevitable&;it feels like fate.

Slowly, Ivy sinks her claws into Gideon and the entire Speyer clan by attending fancy dinners, and weekend getaways to the cape. But just as Ivy is about to have everything she&;s ever wanted, a ghost from her past resurfaces, threatening the nearly perfect life she&;s worked so hard to build.

Filled with surprising twists and offering sharp insights into the immigrant experience, White Ivy is both a love triangle and a coming-of-age story, as well as a glimpse into the dark side of a woman who yearns for success at any cost.

"From prizewinning and first generation Chinese American author Susie Yang comes a delicious debut novel about a young immigrant woman's obsession with her privileged male classmate - and the lengths she'll go to win his love"--

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 1982100591
  • ISBN-13: 9781982100599
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 368
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