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The bride test, Helen Hoang

Label
The bride test
Title
The bride test
Statement of responsibility
Helen Hoang
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From the critically acclaimed author of The Kiss Quotient comes a romantic novel about love that crosses international borders and all boundaries of the heart... Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions--like grief. And love. He thinks he's defective. His family knows better--that his autism means he just processes emotions differently. When he steadfastly avoids relationships, his mother takes matters into her own hands and returns to Vietnam to find him the perfect bride. As a mixed-race girl living in the slums of Ho Chi Minh City, Esme Tran has always felt out of place. When the opportunity arises to come to America and meet a potential husband, she can't turn it down, thinking this could be the break her family needs. Seducing Khai, however, doesn't go as planned. Esme's lessons in love seem to be working...but only on herself. She's hopelessly smitten with a man who's convinced he can never return her affection. With Esme's time in the United States dwindling, Khai is forced to understand he's been wrong all along. And there's more than one way to love"--
  • "Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but he doesn't experience big, important emotions like love and grief. Rather than believing he processes emotions differently due to being autistic, he concludes that he's defective and decides to avoid romantic relationships. So his mother, driven to desperation, takes matters into her own hands and returns to Vietnam to find him the perfect mail-order bride. As a mixed-race girl living in the slums of Ho Chi Minh City, Esme Tran has always felt out of place. When the opportunity to marry an American arises, she leaps at it, thinking that it could be the break her family needs. Seducing Khai, however, doesn't go as planned. Esme's lessons in love seem to be working...but only on herself. She's hopelessly smitten with a man who believes he can never return her affection. Esme must convince Khai that there is more than one way to love. And Khai must figure out the inner workings of his heart before Esme goes home and is an ocean away"--
Summary
Believing he cannot experience big emotions--like love, or grief, Khai Diep avoids relationships, until his mother travels to Vietnam and returns with Esme Tran
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
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  • Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10776585
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoang, Helen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.O1775
LC item number
B75 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mail order brides
  • Autism
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Racially mixed women
  • San Jose (Calif.)
  • Romance fiction
  • FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • Romance fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The bride test, Helen Hoang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a note from the author and a readers guide (with questions for discussion)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 300 pages
Isbn
9780451490827
Lccn
2018053953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1073038875
Label
The bride test, Helen Hoang
Publication
Note
Includes a note from the author and a readers guide (with questions for discussion)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 300 pages
Isbn
9780451490827
Lccn
2018053953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1073038875

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