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Butterfly's child : a novel

Author: Angela Davis-Gardner
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When three-year-old Benji is plucked from the security of his home in Nagasaki to live with his American father, Lt. Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, and stepmother, Kate, on their farm in Illinois, the family conceals Benji's true identity as a child born from a liaison between an officer and a geisha. But when the truth about Benji surfaces, it will splinter this family's fragile dynamic, sending repercussions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Davis-Gardner
ISBN: 038534094X 9780385340946 9780385340953 0385340958
OCLC Number: 529958021
Description: x, 332 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Angela Davis-Gardner.

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When three-year-old Benji is plucked from the security of his home in Nagasaki to live with his American father, Lt. Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, and stepmother, Kate, on their farm in Illinois, the family conceals Benji's true identity as a child born from a liaison between an officer and a geisha. But when the truth about Benji surfaces, it will splinter this family's fragile dynamic, sending repercussions spiraling through their close-knit rural community and sending Benji on the journey of a lifetime.

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