The Chosen And The Beautiful

June 1, 2021|
The Chosen And The Beautiful by Nghi Vo
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"Gatsby the way it should have been written-dark, dazzling, fantastical."-R. F. Kuang

"Luxurious, thrilling, and sexy."-Adrienne Celt

Immigrant. 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.

Nghi Vo was born in central Illinois, and she retains a healthy respect of and love for corn mazes, scarecrows, and fifty-year floods. These days, she lives on the shores of Lake Michigan, which is less a lake than an inland sea that she is sure is just biding its time. Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazi...
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Title:The Chosen And The Beautiful
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8.25 X 5.38 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.25 X 5.38 X 0.98 in
Published:June 1, 2021
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250784780

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