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The Resource The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell

The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell

Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel
Title
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will extend beyond Jacob's worst imaginings
Summary
Dispatched to the influential Japanese port of Dejima in 1799, ambitious clerk Jacob de Zoet resolves to earn enough money to deserve his wealthy fiancee, an effort that is challenged by his relationship with the midwife daughter of a Samurai
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348937
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, David
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Deshima (Nagasaki-shi, Japan)
  • Japan
  • East and West
  • Trading posts
  • East and West
  • Trading posts
  • Japan
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
[With reading group 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
ocn707023239
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
492 pages
Isbn
9780812976366
Lccn
2011389222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)707023239
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell
Publication
Note
[With reading group 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
ocn707023239
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade pbk. ed.
Extent
492 pages
Isbn
9780812976366
Lccn
2011389222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)707023239

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