The leavers / a novel by Lisa Ko.

"One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to care for him. He is eventually adopted by two white college professors who move him...

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Main Author: Ko, Lisa (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017.
Edition:First edition.
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