Coverart for item
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
Contributor
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
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, David
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.I785
LC item number
T47 2010eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East and West
  • Trading posts
  • Historical fiction
  • Deshima (Nagasaki-shi, Japan)
  • Japan
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
other
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (479 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679603580
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn668224661
  • (OCoLC)668224661
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2837 KB)
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
other
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (479 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679603580
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn668224661
  • (OCoLC)668224661
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2837 KB)
Processing Feedback ...