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The Resource A hero born, Jin Yong ; translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood

A hero born, Jin Yong ; translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood

Label
A hero born
Title
A hero born
Statement of responsibility
Jin Yong ; translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood
Title variation
Hero born
Title variation remainder
a novel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
"The epic Chinese classic and phenomenon published in the US for the first time! A fantastical generational saga and kung fu epic, A Hero Born is the classic novel of its time, stretching from the Song Empire (China 1200 AD) to the appearance of a warlord whose name will endure for eternity: Genghis Khan. Filled with an extraordinary cast of characters, A Hero Born is a tale of fantasy and wonder, love and passion, treachery and war, betrayal and brotherhood. And then a hero is born... After his father, a Song patriot, was murdered, Guo Jing and his mother fled to the plains and joined Ghengis Khan and his people. Loyal, humble and driven, he learned all he could from the warlord and his army in hopes of one day joining them in their cause. But what Guo Jing doesn't know is that he's destined to battle an opponent that will challenge him in every way imaginable and with a connection to his past that no one envisioned. With the help and guidance of his shifus, The Seven Heroes of the South, Guo Jing returns to China to face his foe and carry out his destiny. But in a land divided by treachery and war, betrayal and ambition, he'll have to put his courage and knowledge to the test to survive." --
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Character
Assigning source
(Source of summary not specified)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10804778
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jin, Yong
Dewey number
895.13/52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL2848.Y8
LC item number
S513 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Holmwood, Anna
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Legends of the condor heroes
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heroes
  • China
  • Heroes
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
A hero born, Jin Yong ; translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1079871987
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xvi, 394 pages
Isbn
9781250220608
Lccn
2019016755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1079871987
Label
A hero born, Jin Yong ; translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1079871987
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xvi, 394 pages
Isbn
9781250220608
Lccn
2019016755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1079871987

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