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The pearl diver : a novel

Author: Jeff Talarigo
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : RB Large Print, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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A nineteen year old Japanese pearl diver discovers she has leprosy. She knows that the shame attached to it is inescapable: rejection by her family and exile. No more than two months elapse before authorities send her off to a leprosarium on the island of Nagashima where she is instructed to forget her past, to strike her name from the family register, and ordered to choose a new name.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Talarigo
ISBN: 1402579519 9781402579516
OCLC Number: 55073126
Description: 262 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jeff Talarigo.
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A nineteen year old Japanese pearl diver discovers she has leprosy. She knows that the shame attached to it is inescapable: rejection by her family and exile. No more than two months elapse before authorities send her off to a leprosarium on the island of Nagashima where she is instructed to forget her past, to strike her name from the family register, and ordered to choose a new name.

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