The Resource The valley of amazement, Amy Tan

The valley of amazement, Amy Tan

Label
The valley of amazement
Title
The valley of amazement
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spanning more than forty years and two continents, The Valley of Amazement resurrects pivotal episodes in history: from the collapse of China's last imperial dynasty, to the rise of the Republic, the explosive growth of lucrative foreign trade and anti-foreign sentiment, to the inner workings of courtesan houses and the lives of the foreign "Shanghailanders" living in the International Settlement, both erased by World War II
Summary
Violet Minturn, a half-Chinese/half-American courtesan who deals in seduction and illusion in Shanghai, struggles to find her place in the world, while her mother, Lucia, tries to make sense of the choices she has made and the men who have shaped her
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2013
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10221835
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan, Amy
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Courtesans
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Shanghai (China)
Target audience
adult
Label
The valley of amazement, Amy Tan
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
000052027688
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
913 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062223388
Isbn Type
(large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The valley of amazement, Amy Tan
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
000052027688
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
913 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062223388
Isbn Type
(large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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