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The Resource Such a Fun Age

Such a Fun Age

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Such a Fun Age
Title
Such a Fun Age
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Summary
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A REESE'S BOOK CLUB x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK PICK "The most provocative page-turner of the year." —Entertainment Weekly "A great way to kick off 2020." —Washington Post"I urge you to read Such a Fun Age." —NPRA striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night, walking the aisles of their local high-end supermarket. The store's security guard, seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year-old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make things right.But Emira herself is aimless, broke, and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone "family," and the complicated reality of being a grown up. It is a searing debut for our times
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Reid, Kiley
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dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
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Such a Fun Age
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:931da7ec-61e4-4f20-9fa0-8db900362782
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780525541929
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Such a Fun Age
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:931da7ec-61e4-4f20-9fa0-8db900362782
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780525541929
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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