Last Night at the Telegraph Club
By Malinda Lo
A Finalist 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.
- 432 pages
- Dutton Books for Young Readers (12/28/21)
- 5.5 x 1.1 x 8.3 inches
Tagsbipoc representation, california, indie next, lesbian protagonist, queer representation, san francisco, wgss 100-002