The Resource China dolls : a novel, Lisa See

China dolls : a novel, Lisa See

Label
China dolls : a novel
Title
China dolls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lisa See
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1938, Ruby, Helen and Grace, three girls from very different backgrounds, find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco's exclusive "Oriental" nightclub, the Forbidden City. Grace, an American-born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father. Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco's Chinatown. And, as both her friends know, Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese. At times their differences are pronounced, but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams. Then, everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion, and Ruby is one of them. But which of her friends betrayed her?
Cataloging source
IZ2
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
China dolls : a novel, Lisa See
Label
China dolls : a novel, Lisa See
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
546 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1264477
  • (OCoLC)880675882

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