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The Resource World and town, a novel by Gish Jen

World and town, a novel by Gish Jen

Label
World and town
Title
World and town
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Gish Jen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two years after burying her husband and best friend, 68-year-old Hattie Kong moves to a small New England town where she is joined by a Cambodian family and reunited with an ex-lover before tackling challenges in the form of fundamentalist Christians and struggling family farms
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
364225
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jen, Gish
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese American women
  • Widows
  • Cambodian Americans
  • Refugee families
  • City and town life
Target audience
adult
Label
World and town, a novel by Gish Jen
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
789200
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9780307272195
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010007057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307272195
  • (OCoLC)500797209
Label
World and town, a novel by Gish Jen
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
789200
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9780307272195
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010007057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307272195
  • (OCoLC)500797209

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