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The Resource When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro

When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro

Label
When we were orphans
Title
When we were orphans
Statement of responsibility
Kazuo Ishiguro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
rom the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize{u2013}winning novel The Remains of the Day comes this stunning work of soaring imagination. Born in early-twentieth-century Shanghai, Banks was orphaned at the age of nine after the separate disappearances of his parents. Now, more than twenty years later, he is a celebrated figure in London society; yet the investigative expertise that has garnered him fame has done little to illuminate the circumstances of his parents' alleged kidnappings. Banks travels to the seething, labyrinthine city of his memory in hopes of solving the mystery of his own, painful past, only to find that war is ravaging Shanghai beyond recognition-and that his own recollections are proving as difficult to trust as the people around him. Masterful, suspenseful and psychologically acute, When We Were Orphans offers a profound meditation on the shifting quality of memory, and the possibility of avenging one{u2019}s past
Cataloging source
BRL
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 1030
  • 1030L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Literary form
novels
Label
When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro
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Publication
Copyright
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
sky2ocm06310340
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780375724404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro
Publication
Copyright
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
sky2ocm06310340
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780375724404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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