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The Resource Empire of the Sun : a novel, J.G. Ballard

Empire of the Sun : a novel, J.G. Ballard

Label
Empire of the Sun : a novel
Title
Empire of the Sun
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
J.G. Ballard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jim, an eleven-year-old British schoolboy living in Shanghai in 1941, must learn to survive on his own when he is separated from his parents and sent to a Japanese prison camp
Summary
A young boy living in China at the outbreak of World War II is separated from his wealthy parents, forced to forage for survival in Shanghai's foreign quarter, interned in a Japanese prison camp, and, eventually, reunited with his parents
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Guardian First Book Award, 1983.
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 1984.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
014030
Cataloging source
TEF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ballard, J. G.
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1130
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Shanghai (China)
  • Boys
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Boys
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
Empire of the Sun : a novel, J.G. Ballard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1984
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
ocm58432359
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster paperbacks ed.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780743265232
Lccn
2005278651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)58432359
Label
Empire of the Sun : a novel, J.G. Ballard
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1984
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
ocm58432359
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster paperbacks ed.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780743265232
Lccn
2005278651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)58432359

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