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The Resource China dolls : a novel, Lisa See

China dolls : a novel, Lisa See

Label
China dolls : a novel
Title
China dolls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lisa See
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1938, Ruby, Helen and Grace, three girls from very different backgrounds, find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco's exclusive "Oriental" nightclub, the Forbidden City. Grace, an American-born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father. Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco's Chinatown. And, as both her friends know, Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese. At times their differences are pronounced, but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams. Then, everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion, and Ruby is one of them. But which of her friends betrayed her?"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
See, Lisa
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.E3334
LC item number
C47 2014b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Chinese American women
  • Japanese American women
  • Betrayal
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Large type books
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Label
China dolls : a novel, Lisa See
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
1549242
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
546 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1549242
  • (OCoLC)858350540
Label
China dolls : a novel, Lisa See
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
1549242
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
546 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1549242
  • (OCoLC)858350540

Library Locations

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