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The Resource Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet, by Jamie Ford

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet, by Jamie Ford

Label
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet
Title
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet
Statement of responsibility
by 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 story of widower Henry Lee, his father, and his first love Keiko Okabe
Member of
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
289398
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Jamie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
novels
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
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  • Japanese Americans
  • Widowers
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945)
  • Japanese Americans
  • Large type books
  • Widowers
  • Washington (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet, by Jamie Ford
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn300722463
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
507 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410414977
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009003747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)300722463
Label
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet, by Jamie Ford
Publication
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
ocn300722463
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
507 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410414977
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009003747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)300722463

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