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A pale view of hills, Kazuo Ishiguro

Label
A pale view of hills
Title
A pale view of hills
Statement of responsibility
Kazuo Ishiguro
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A middle-aged Japanese woman, now living in England, relives her horrifying childhood memories of the bombing of Nagasaki
Summary
In his highly acclaimed debut, "A Pale View of Hills", Kazuo Ishiguro tells the story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. Retreating into the past, she finds herself reliving one particular hot summer in Nagasaki, when she and her friends struggled to rebuild their lives after the war. But then as she recalls her strange friendship with Sachiko a wealthy woman reduced to vagrancy the memories take on a disturbing cast.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
035774
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6059.S5
LC item number
P35 1990
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nagasaki-shi (Japan)
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Women
  • Female friendship
  • Suicide victims
  • England
  • Japanese
Target audience
adult
Label
A pale view of hills, Kazuo Ishiguro
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage international edition.
Extent
183 pages
Isbn
9780679722670
Lccn
90050178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 21561983
  • (OCoLC)21561983
Label
A pale view of hills, Kazuo Ishiguro
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage international edition.
Extent
183 pages
Isbn
9780679722670
Lccn
90050178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 21561983
  • (OCoLC)21561983

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