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The Japanese lover

Author: Isabel Allende; Nick Caistor; Amanda Hopkinson
Publisher: London : Scribner, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent San Francisco mansion. There she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family's Japanese gardener, and between them a tender love blossoms. Following Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart when Ichimei and his family - like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Allende; Nick Caistor; Amanda Hopkinson
ISBN: 9781471152177 1471152170 9781471152184 1471152189
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
OCLC Number: 927136575
Notes: "Originally published as El Amante Japonés in 2015 in Spain by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial"--Title page verso.
Description: 321 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Amante Japonés.
Responsibility: Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson.

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From international literary phenomenon Isabel Allende: an exquisite multi-generational love story that sweeps from WWII to present-day San Francisco  Read more...
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`A magical and sweeping tale . . . remarkable . . . heartbreaking' * Publishers Weekly on The Japanese Lover * `Lush storytelling, with a liberal dusting of South American magical realism and a Read more...

 
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