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Author: Alessandro Baricco; Ann Goldstein
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late 1860s, when Japan is still closed to foreigners, Herve Joncour, a young French merchant, makes a series of clandestine journeys across Siberia to Japan, at first to purchase silkworm eggs, and later to pursue an affair with a Japanese nobleman's concubine.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Baricco; Ann Goldstein
ISBN: 9780307490957 0307490955
OCLC Number: 775490673
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Seta.
Responsibility: Alessandro Baricco ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein.

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In the late 1860s, when Japan is still closed to foreigners, Herve Joncour, a young French merchant, makes a series of clandestine journeys across Siberia to Japan, at first to purchase silkworm eggs, and later to pursue an affair with a Japanese nobleman's concubine.

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