The Resource China Dolls : a novel, Lisa See, (electronic resource)

China Dolls : a novel, Lisa See, (electronic resource)

Label
China Dolls : a novel
Title
China Dolls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lisa See
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony In Love, Shanghai Girls, and Dreams of Joy returns with her highly anticipated new novel. A bold and bittersweet story of secrets and sacrifice, love and betrayal, prejudice and passion, China Dolls reveals a rich portrait of female friendship, as three young women navigate the "Chop Suey Circuit"--America's extravagant all-Asian revues of the 1930s and '40s--and endure the attack on Pearl Harbor and the shadow of World War II"--
  • "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?"--
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
TLC
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See, Lisa
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3569.E3334
LC item number
C47 2014
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Jodi Long
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Chinese American women
  • Japanese American women
  • Betrayal
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Sagas
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Transposition and arrangement
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Label
China Dolls : a novel, Lisa See, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
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  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385394185
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
73C49E2E-7AF2-4512-9B8E-1864E6306928
System control number
(TLC)erc0000247690
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
China Dolls : a novel, Lisa See, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385394185
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
73C49E2E-7AF2-4512-9B8E-1864E6306928
System control number
(TLC)erc0000247690
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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