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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
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2010.
  • Montana Book Award, 2009.
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289398
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ford, Jamie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
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850
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • 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
Control code
ocn318413256
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Ballantine Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780345505347
Lccn
2008044398
System control number
(OCoLC)318413256
Label
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel, Jamie Ford
Publication
Note
Includes reader's guide
Control code
ocn318413256
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Ballantine Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
301 p.
Isbn
9780345505347
Lccn
2008044398
System control number
(OCoLC)318413256

Library Locations

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      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
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