The Resource On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee

On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee

Label
On such a full sea
Title
On such a full sea
Statement of responsibility
Chang-rae Lee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the beloved award-winning author of Native Speaker and The Surrendered, a highly provocative, deeply affecting story of one woman's legendary quest in a shocking, future America. On Such a Full Sea takes Chang-rae Lee's elegance of prose, his masterly storytelling, and his long-standing interests in identity, culture, work, and love, and lifts them to a new plane. Stepping from the realistic and historical territories of his previous work, Lee brings us into a world created from scratch. Against a vividly imagined future America, Lee tells a stunning, surprising, and riveting story that will change the way readers think about the world they live in. In a future, long-declining America, society is strictly stratified by class. Long-abandoned urban neighborhoods have been repurposed as highwalled, self-contained labor colonies. And the members of the labor class-descendants of those brought over en masse many years earlier from environmentally ruined provincial China-find purpose and identity in their work to provide pristine produce and fish to the small, elite, satellite charter villages that ring the labor settlement. In this world lives Fan, a female fish-tank diver, who leaves her home in the B-Mor settlement (once known as Baltimore), when the man she loves mysteriously disappears. Fan's journey to find him takes her out of the safety of B-Mor, through the anarchic Open Counties, where crime is rampant with scant governmental oversight, and to a faraway charter village, in a quest that will soon become legend to those she left behind"--
Summary
In a class-divided future America where urban neighborhoods function as labor colonies for elite charter villages, Fan, a female fish-tank diver, embarks on what becomes a legendary quest to find the man she loves in a region overcome by anarchic forces
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2015 Finalist
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10234381
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Chang-rae
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Social stratification
  • Chinese Americans
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Chinese Americans
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Social stratification
Target audience
adult
Label
On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee
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
ocn837179779
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781594486104
Lccn
2013036600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)837179779
Label
On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee
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
ocn837179779
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781594486104
Lccn
2013036600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)837179779

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