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Love and other consolation prizes : a novel

Author: Jamie Ford
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby Limited, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Inspired by a true story, this is the unforgettable story of a young boy named Ernest, set during the 1909 Seattle world's fair called the Alaska Yukon Pacific Expo. It is a time when the magical wonders of technology on display at the expo future seems limitless. But for Ernest, a half-Chinese orphan who found his way to America through a last desperate act of his beloved mother, every door is closed. A charity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Ford
ISBN: 9780749022754 0749022752 0749022809 9780749022808
OCLC Number: 1006711442
Description: 348 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jamie Ford.

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1909: At the World's Fair a half-Chinese boy is raffled off as a prize. Working in Seattle's famed Red Light District, he falls in love with Maisie, the daughter of a madam, and Fahn, a Japanese maid  Read more...

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