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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
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348937
Cataloging source
DLC
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Mitchell, David
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.I785
LC item number
T47 2010
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East and West
  • Trading posts
  • Historical fiction
  • Deshima (Nagasaki-shi, Japan)
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: United Kingdom : Sceptre, 2010
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
479 p.
Isbn
9781400065455
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009047296
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn457147837
  • (OCoLC)457147837
  • 157808
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel, David Mitchell
Publication
Note
Originally published: United Kingdom : Sceptre, 2010
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
479 p.
Isbn
9781400065455
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009047296
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn457147837
  • (OCoLC)457147837
  • 157808

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