1 Who is the author of the novel? Celeste Ng James Lee Marilyn Lee Lydia Lee 2 In what year was the novel published? 1998 2009 2014 2001 3 The author's parents are originally from ____. Japan. Hong Kong. Korea. Taiwan. 4 Where does the novel take place? Ohio. Pennsylvania. Illinois. Mississippi. 5 In what decade is the story set? 1920s. 1970s. 2000s. 1990s. 6 What is the name of the story's central character? Sarah Lee. Lydia Lee. Rebecca Lee. Lilith Lee. 7 How many siblings does Lydia have? 0. 1. 3. 2. 8 What birth order is Lydia? Youngest. First-born. Lydia is an only child. Middle child. 9 What is Lydia's mother's name? Meredith. Marilyn. Mary. Melissa. 10 What is Lydia's father's name? John. Jason. Jacob. James. 11 What race is Lydia's mother? Caucasian. Black. Asian. Latinx. 12 What is Lydia's father's ethnicity? Cambodian. Japanese. Chinese. Korean. 13 What is the name of Lydia's brother? Nath. Johnny. James. Nico. 14 What is the name of Lydia's sister? Leyla. Briana. Marilyn. Hannah. 15 In the novel's opening sentence, we learn that what has happened to Lydia? She has disappeared. She has accidentally overdosed on drugs. She has become pregnant. She has broken her ankle. 16 What is the date of Lydia's disappearance? May 3. January 1. December 25. July 4. 17 What is the year of Lydia's disappearance? 1987. 2001. 1977. 1996. 18 What is Marilyn's profession? She isn't in the workforce. Rather, she is a stay-at-home mom. Psychologist. Doctor. Nurse. 19 What is James's profession? Lawyer. Middle school teacher. History professor. Doctor. 20 What subject does James teach? American History. Calculus. Chemistry. Physics. 21 What is the name of James's teaching assistant? Marilyn. Louisa. Lydia. Meredith. 22 What is unique about Louisa at the college? She is black. She is half-Chinese. She is Asian. She also attended Radcliffe. 23 What is the name of the college where James teaches? Middlewood College. Barnard College. Kenyon College. Harvard University. 24 What has happened to Lydia? She has been kidnapped. She has drowned. She has adopted a cat. She has run away to Toledo. 25 Where do they find Lydia's body? In the ocean. In the local river. In the town's swimming pool. In the lake.