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Gai-Jin

Author: James Clavell
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House; the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shogun, battling to usher his country into the modern age; a beautiful young Frenchwoman forever torn between ambition and desire--their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, and torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchs and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Romance fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Clavell
ISBN: 0385310161 9780385310161 9780385343275 0385343272
OCLC Number: 416301444
Description: 1038 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: James Clavell's Gai-Jin
Responsibility: James Clavell.

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The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House; the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shogun, battling to usher his country into the modern age; a beautiful young Frenchwoman forever torn between ambition and desire--their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, and torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchs and diplomats, assassins, courtesans, and spies. Their fates collide in James Clavell's masterpiece set in nineteenth-century Japan--an unforgettable epic seething with betrayal and secrets, brutality and heroism, love and forbidden passions.

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