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Round midnight, Laura McBride

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Round midnight
Title
Round midnight
Statement of responsibility
Laura McBride
Title variation
Around midnight
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of We Are Called to Rise comes a novel about the interconnected lives of four women in Las Vegas, each of whom experiences a life-changing moment at a classic casino nightclub. Spanning the six decades when Las Vegas grew from a dusty gambling town into the melting pot metropolis it is today, 'Round Midnight is the story of four women--one who falls in love, one who gets lucky, one whose heart is broken, and one who chooses happiness--whose lives change at the Midnight Room. June Stein and her husband open the El Capitan casino in the 1950s, and rocket to success after hiring a charismatic black singer to anchor their nightclub. Their fast-paced lifestyle runs aground as racial tensions mount. Honorata leaves the Philippines as a mail order bride to a Chicago businessman, then hits a jackpot at the Midnight Room when he takes her on a weekend trip to Las Vegas. Engracia, a Mexican immigrant whose lucky find at the Midnight Room leads to heartbreak, becomes enmeshed in Honorata's secret when she opens her employer's door to that Chicago businessman--and his gun. And then there is Coral, an African-American teacher who struggles with her own mysterious past. A favor for Honorata takes her to the Midnight Room, where she hits a jackpot of another kind. Mining the rich territory of motherhood and community, 'Round Midnight is a story that mirrors the social transformation of our nation. Full of passion, heartbreak, heroism, longing, and suspense, it honors the reality of women's lives
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C284
LC item number
R68 2017
Literary form
fiction
Round midnight, Laura McBride
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Round midnight, Laura McBride
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn952979910
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781501157783
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2016032682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952979910

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