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The Resource Shanghai girls : a novel, Lisa See

Shanghai girls : a novel, Lisa See

Label
Shanghai girls : a novel
Title
Shanghai girls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lisa See
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the mid 1930's two well-educated sisters from Shanghai go to Los Angeles to become brides of the "Gold Mountain men" when their family is on the verge of bankruptcy. When they get there they are detained, interrogated, and humiliated for months. When one of the sisters becomes pregnant they vow that no one will ever know
Member of
Summary
Forced to leave Shanghai when their father sells them to California suitors, sisters May and Pearl struggle to adapt to life in 1930s Los Angeles while still bound to old customs, as they face discrimination and confront a life-altering secret
Tone
Writing style
Character
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306000
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Shanghai girls
Series volume
[bk. 1]
Target audience
adult
Label
Shanghai girls : a novel, Lisa See
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from goodreads.com
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
10115710
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
ix, 513 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739328255
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Shanghai girls : a novel, Lisa See
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from goodreads.com
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
10115710
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
ix, 513 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739328255
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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