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The Resource Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel, Jamie Ford

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel, Jamie Ford

Label
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel
Title
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jamie Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the ethnic neighborhoods of Seattle during World War II and Japanese American internment camps of the era, this debut novel tells the heartwarming story of widower Henry Lee, his father, and his first love Keiko Okabe
Summary
When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War II are uncovered during renovations at a Seattle hotel, Henry Lee embarks on a quest that leads to memories of growing up Chinese in a city rife with anti-Japanese sentiment
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2010.
  • Montana Book Award, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
289398
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Jamie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
850L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3606.O737
LC item number
H68 2009c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 850
  • 850
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Japanese Americans
  • Widowers
  • Seattle (Wash.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel, Jamie Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes reader's guide
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
916747
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Ballantine Trade paperback edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780345505347
Lccn
2008044398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780345505347
  • (OCoLC)318413256
Label
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel, Jamie Ford
Publication
Note
Includes reader's guide
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
916747
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Ballantine Trade paperback edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780345505347
Lccn
2008044398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780345505347
  • (OCoLC)318413256

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