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The fortunes of jaded women : a novel / Carolyn Huynh.

Huynh, Carolyn, (author.).

Summary:

"It started with their ancestor, Oanh, who dared to leave her marriage for true love--so a fearsome Vietnamese witch cursed Oanh and her descendants so that they would never find love or happiness, and the Duong women would give birth to daughters, never sons. Oanh's current descendant Mai Nguyen knows this curse well. She's divorced, and after an explosive disagreement a decade ago, she's estranged from her younger sisters, Minh Pham (the middle and the mediator) and Khuyen Lam (the youngest who swears she just runs humble coffee shops and nail salons, not Little Saigon's underground). Though Mai's three adult daughters, Priscilla, Thuy, and Thao, are successful in their careers (one of them is John Cho's dermatologist!), the same can't be said for their love lives. Mai is convinced they might drive her to an early grave. Desperate for guidance, she consults Auntie Hua, her trusted psychic in Hawaii, who delivers an unexpected prediction: this year, her family will witness a marriage, a funeral, and the birth of a son. This prophecy will reunite estranged mothers, daughters, aunts, and cousins-for better or for worse."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982188733
  • Physical Description: 255 pages : genealogical table ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2022.
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Blessing and cursing > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 10 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Creston Public Library.

Holds

  • 4 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Creston Public Library FIC HUY (Text) 35140100106437 New Books Display Volume hold Available -


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