Last Night at the Telegraph Club

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Winner of the National Book Award

A New York Times Bestseller

The queer romance we’ve been waiting for. - Ms. Magazine

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.

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