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The Chosen and the Beautiful

Author: Vo, Nghi

Publication Date: 06/01/2021

Format: Hardcover

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, Asian, Adopted, And 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 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. A Sumptuous Novel That Tangles With Race, Magic, Sexuality, And Class.—erika Swyler Crisp As Paper And Delirious As A Fever Dream, This Is A Redrawn Gatsby Daubed In Gold Leaf And Lip Rouge And Blood.—melissa Albert