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The teahouse fire

Author: Ellis Avery
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of two women whose lives intersect in late nineteenth century Japan, this novel is also a portrait of Japan as it opens its doors to the West. Told through the enchanting voice of Aurelia, an American orphan adopted by proprietors of a tea ceremony school, this book is "equal parts love story, imaginative history and bildungsroman" (Publishers Weekly).--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Avery
ISBN: 1594489300 9781594489303
OCLC Number: 70707870
Awards: Stonewall Book Award. Barbara Gittings Literature.
Description: 391 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ellis Avery.
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The story of two women whose lives intersect in late nineteenth century Japan, this novel is also a portrait of Japan as it opens its doors to the West. Told through the enchanting voice of Aurelia, an American orphan adopted by proprietors of a tea ceremony school, this book is "equal parts love story, imaginative history and bildungsroman" (Publishers Weekly).--From publisher description.

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