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The Resource Phantoms : a novel, Christian Kiefer

Phantoms : a novel, Christian Kiefer

Label
Phantoms : a novel
Title
Phantoms
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Christian Kiefer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Torn apart by war and bigotry, two families confront long-buried secrets in this haunting American novel of World War II and Vietnam. In the panoramic tradition of Charles Frazier's fiction, Phantoms is a fierce saga of American culpability. A Vietnam vet still reeling from war, John Frazier finds himself an unwitting witness to a confrontation, decades in the making, between two steely matriarchs: his aunt, Evelyn Wilson, and her former neighbor, Kimiko Takahashi. John comes to learn that in the onslaught of World War II, the Takahashis had been displaced as once-beloved tenants of the Wilson orchard and sent to an internment camp. One question has always plagued both families: What happened to the Takahashi son, Ray, when he returned from service and found that Placer County was no longer home--that nowhere was home for a Japanese American? As layers of family secrets unravel, the harrowing truth forces John to examine his own guilt. In prose recalling Thomas Wolfe, Phantoms is a stunning exploration of the ghosts of American exceptionalism that haunt us today"--
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Summary
Torn apart by war and bigotry, two families confront long-buried secrets in this haunting American novel of World War II and Vietnam
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10772737
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kiefer, Christian
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.I443
LC item number
P48 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Veterans
  • Secrecy
  • Families
  • Japanese Americans
  • United States
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
Phantoms : a novel, Christian Kiefer
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780871404817
Lccn
2018044996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • on1037810785
  • (OCoLC)1037810785
Label
Phantoms : a novel, Christian Kiefer
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780871404817
Lccn
2018044996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • on1037810785
  • (OCoLC)1037810785

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