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The Resource The Japanese lover : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson

The Japanese lover : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson

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The Japanese lover : a novel
Title
The Japanese lover
Title remainder
a novel
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Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson
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  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family's Japanese gardener, and between them a tender love blossoms. Following Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart when Ichimei and his family - like thousands of Japanese Americans - are declared enemies by the US government and relocated to internment camps. Throughout their lifetimes, Alma and Ichimei reunite again and again, but theirs is a love they are forever forced to hide from the world. Decades later, Alma is nearing the end of her long and eventful life. Irina Bazili, a care worker struggling to come to terms with her own troubled past, meets the older woman and her grandson, Seth, at Lark House nursing home. As Irina and Seth forge a friendship, they become intrigued by a series of mysterious gifts and letters sent to Alma, and learn about Ichimei and this extraordinary secret passion that has endured for nearly seventy years." --
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Irina is a young Moldavian immigrant with a troubled past. She works at an assisted living home where she meets Alma, a Holocaust survivor. Alma falls in love with Ichi, a young Japanese gardener, who survived Topaz, the Japanese internment camp. Despite man’s inhumanity to man, love, art and beauty can exist, as evidenced in their beautiful love story. -- Ellen Firer for LibraryReads
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DLC
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ8098.1.L54
LC item number
A67513 2015
Literary form
fiction
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adult
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The Japanese lover : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson
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Originally published as El Amante Japonés: Spain : Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, 2015
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20432313
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9781501116971
Lccn
2015028338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0016782445
Label
The Japanese lover : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson
Publication
Note
Originally published as El Amante Japonés: Spain : Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20432313
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9781501116971
Lccn
2015028338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0016782445

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