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The Resource The song of the jade lily : a novel, Kirsty Manning

The song of the jade lily : a novel, Kirsty Manning

Label
The song of the jade lily : a novel
Title
The song of the jade lily
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kirsty Manning
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1939, Shanghai: Beautiful local Li and Jewish refugee Romy form a fierce friendship, but the deepening shadows of World War II fall over the women as they slip between the city's glamorous French Concession district and the teeming streets of the Shanghai Ghetto. 2016: Alexandra returns to Australia from London to be with her grandparents, Romy and Wilhelm. Her grandfather is dying, and over the coming weeks Romy and Wilhelm begin to reveal the family mysteries they have kept secret for more than half a century. After Wilhelm dies, Alexandra flies to Shanghai, determined to trace her grandparents' past-- and the truth about her family and herself. -- adapted from jacket
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Has edition
Summary
Returning to Australia to attend her grandfather's deathbed, a heartbroken woman learns the remarkable story of her grandmother, a Jewish refugee who forged a fateful friendship with a local in World War II Shanghai
Tone
Writing style
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10674819
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manning, Kirsty
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.M346
LC item number
J33 2019
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish refugees
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jewish families
  • Jews
  • Family secrets
  • Friendship
  • Shanghai (China)
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
The song of the jade lily : a novel, Kirsty Manning
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published as The Jade Lily in Australia in 2018 by Allen & Unwin."--Title page verso
  • Includes "P.S. insights, interviews & more."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
450, 17 pages
Isbn
9780062938657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1100112851
  • (OCoLC)1100112851
Label
The song of the jade lily : a novel, Kirsty Manning
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published as The Jade Lily in Australia in 2018 by Allen & Unwin."--Title page verso
  • Includes "P.S. insights, interviews & more."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
450, 17 pages
Isbn
9780062938657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1100112851
  • (OCoLC)1100112851

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