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Escape from Amsterdam

Author: Barrie Sherwood
Publisher: London : Granta, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aozora - idle university student, future crooked bureaucrat, fresh broken heart - has been playing too much mah-jong and now he's deep in debt. When Auntie Okane dies and leaves him and his sister Mai a priceless inheritance, he thinks his problems are solved." "But they're only just beginning. Mai's disappeared and he can't get the cash without her. So begins a fast-paced adventure that takes Aozora to the deep  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barrie Sherwood
ISBN: 9781862079588 1862079587
OCLC Number: 124982263
Description: 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Barrie Sherwood.

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Aozora is deep in debt. When he and his sister Mai are left with a priceless inheritance, he thinks his problems are solved. But Mai's disappeared and he can't get the cash without her. So begins an  Read more...

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