Download e-book for iPad: All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung

By Nicole Chung

ISBN-10: 1684414008

ISBN-13: 9781684414000

ISBN-10: 1936787970

ISBN-13: 9781936787975

"This ebook moved me to my very middle. As in all her writing, Nicole Chung speaks eloquently and truthfully approximately her personal own tale, then widens her aperture to light up we all. All you could Ever Know is filled with insights on race, motherhood, and kinfolk of all types, yet what units it aside is the compassion Chung brings to each side of her look for identification and each individual portrayed in those pages. This booklet might be required interpreting for somebody who has ever had, sought after, or stumbled on a family—which is to assert, everyone.” —Celeste Ng, writer of Little Fires Everywhere

What does it suggest to lose your roots—within your tradition, inside of your family—and what occurs for those who locate them?

Nicole Chung used to be born seriously untimely, put for adoption by way of her Korean mom and dad, and raised by way of a white kin in a sheltered Oregon city. From youth, she heard the tale of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged fantasy. She believed that her organic mom and dad had made the final word sacrifice within the desire of giving her a greater existence, that without end feeling somewhat misplaced used to be her destiny as a transracial adoptee. yet as Nicole grew up—facing prejudice her adoptive family members couldn’t see, discovering her id as an Asian American and as a author, turning into ever extra desirous about the place she got here from—she puzzled if the tale she’d been instructed was once the entire truth.

With a similar heat, candor, and startling perception that has made her a cherished voice, Chung tells of her look for the folks who gave her up, which coincided with the start of her personal baby. All you could Ever Know is a profound, relocating chronicle of unusual connections and the repercussions of unearthing painful relations secrets—vital examining for somebody who has ever struggled to determine the place they belong.

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