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The Resource The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet, David Mitchell

The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet, David Mitchell

Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet
Title
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet
Statement of responsibility
David Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year is 1799, the place Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor, the Japanese Empire's single port and sole window onto the world, and a de facto prison for the dozen foreigners permitted to live and work there. Here Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has five years to earn a sufficient fortune to win the hand of his wealthy fiancée back in Holland. But Jacob's intentions are eclipsed after a chance encounter with the daughter of a samurai doctor. (Bestseller)
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
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Target audience
adult
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet, David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
841 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410433121
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2010037623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660804996
  • 1/529011
  • OCoLC
Label
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet, David Mitchell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
841 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410433121
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2010037623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660804996
  • 1/529011
  • OCoLC

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