How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang

How Much of These Hills Is Gold

C Pam Zhang

fiction historical lgbtqia+ literary adventurous emotional reflective medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2020

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An electric debut novel set against the twilight of the American gold rush, two siblings are on the run in an unforgiving landscape--trying not just to survive but to find a home. Ba dies in the night; Ma is already gone. Newly orphaned children o...
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Summary of 2631 reviews

Moods

adventurous 72%
emotional 68%
reflective 56%
sad 49%
dark 45%
challenging 34%
tense 19%
mysterious 15%
hopeful 6%
informative 5%
inspiring 5%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 28%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 37% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.94

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