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The Resource A Dictionary of mutual understanding : a novel, Jackie Copleton

A Dictionary of mutual understanding : a novel, Jackie Copleton

Label
A Dictionary of mutual understanding : a novel
Title
A Dictionary of mutual understanding
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jackie Copleton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Amaterasu Takahashi opens the door of her Philadelphia home to a badly scarred man claiming to be her grandson, she doesn't believe him. Her grandson and her daughter, Yuko, perished nearly forty years ago during the bombing of Nagasaki. But the man carries with him a collection of sealed private letters that open a Pandora's Box of family secrets Ama had sworn to leave behind when she fled Japan. She is forced to confront her memories of the years before the war: of the daughter she tried too hard to protect and the love affair that would drive them apart, and even further back, to the long, sake-pouring nights at a hostess bar where Ama first learned that a soft heart was a dangerous thing. Will Ama allow herself to believe in a miracle?
Summary
A tale set against the atomic bombing of Nagasaki follows the experiences of a woman who is driven apart from her daughter and grandson by a love affair and painful life circumstances that force her to harden her heart to survive
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10423817
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6103.O694
LC item number
D53 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A Dictionary of mutual understanding : a novel, Jackie Copleton
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904012101
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780143128250
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015006931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1241146
  • (OCoLC)904012101
Label
A Dictionary of mutual understanding : a novel, Jackie Copleton
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904012101
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780143128250
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015006931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1241146
  • (OCoLC)904012101

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