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Last Night at the Telegraph Club

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Last Night at the Telegraph Club

By  Malinda Lo
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Longlisted for the National Book Award

"Proof of Malinda Lo's skill at creating darkly romantic tales of love in the face of danger."—O: The Oprah Magazine

"The queer romance we’ve been waiting for.”—Ms. Magazine

"Restrained yet luscious."—Sarah Waters, bestselling author of Tipping the Velvet

A National Bestseller

Seventeen-year-old Lily Hu can't remember exactly when the feeling took root—that desire to look, to move closer, to touch. Whenever it started growing, it definitely bloomed the moment she and Kathleen Miller walked under the flashing neon sign of a lesbian bar called the Telegraph Club. Suddenly everything seemed possible. 

But America in 1954 is not a safe place for two girls to fall in love, especially not in Chinatown. Red-Scare paranoia threatens everyone, including Chinese Americans like Lily. With deportation looming over her father—despite his hard-won citizenship—Lily and Kath risk everything to let their love see the light of day.

Malinda Lo is the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of several novels, including Last Night at the Telegraph Club, which received eight starred reviews. Her debut, Ash, a lesbian retelling of Cinderella, was a finalist for the William C. Morris Award, the Andre Norton Award for YA Science Fiction and Fantasy, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and was a Kirkus Best Book for Children and Teens. She has been a three-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Malinda's nonfiction has been published by the New York Times Book Review, NPR, the Huffington Post, The Toast, the Horn Book, and the anthologies Here We Are, How I Resist, and Scratch. She lives in Massachusetts with her wife.

ISBN: 9780525555254

ISBN-10: 9780525555254

Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 01/19/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/19/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 416

Language: English

Categories

Young Adult Fiction / LGBT

Young Adult Fiction / People & Places / United States / Asian American

Young Adult Fiction / Romance / Historical