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The  Chosen and the Beautiful

The Chosen and the Beautiful

Synopsis

A Most Anticipated in 2021 Pick for Oprah Magazine | USA Today | Buzzfeed | Greatist | BookPage | PopSugar | The Nerd Daily | Goodreads | Literary Hub | Ms. Magazine | Library Journal"Gatsby the way it should have been written—dark, dazzling, fantastical."—R. F. Kuang"Luxurious, thrilling, and sexy."—Adrienne CeltImmigrant. Socialite. Magician.Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society—she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She’s also queer and Asian, a Vietnamese adoptee treated as an exotic attraction by her peers, while the most important doors remain closed to her.But the world is full of wonders: infernal pacts and dazzling illusions, lost ghosts and elemental mysteries. In all paper is fire, and Jordan can burn the cut paper heart out of a man. She just has to learn how.Nghi Vo’s debut novel The Chosen and the Beautiful reinvents this classic of the American canon as a coming-of-age story full of magic, mystery, and glittering excess, and introduces a major new literary voice.A Macmillan Audio production from Tordotcom

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Edition

Unabridged

Length

8 hours 52 minutes

Publisher

Macmillan

Released

Jun 01, 2021

Language

english

ISBN

9781250825230

Age Level

General Adult
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