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The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel

Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will extend beyond Jacob's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Fictional Works
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mitchell
ISBN: 9781400065455 1400065453
OCLC Number: 457147837
Description: 479 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The bride for whom we dance --
A mountain fastness --
The master of go --
The rainy season --
The last pages.
Responsibility: David Mitchell.

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1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will extend beyond Jacob's worst imaginings.

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