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Fishing for tigers, a novel by Emily Maguire

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Fishing for tigers
Title
Fishing for tigers
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Emily Maguire
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Six years ago, Mischa Reese left her abusive husband and suffocating life in California and reinvented herself in steamy, chaotic Hanoi. In Vietnam, she finds satisfying work and enjoys a life of relative luxury and personal freedom. Thirty-five and single, Mischa believes that romance and passion are for teenagers; a view with which her cynical, promiscuous expat friends agree. But then a friend introduces Mischa to his visiting eighteen-year-old son. Cal is a strikingly attractive Vietnamese-Australian boy, but he's resentful of his father, and of the nation which has stolen him away. His beauty and righteous idealism awaken something in Mischa and the two launch into an affair that threatens Mischa's friendships and reputation and challenges her sense of herself as unselfish and good. Set among the louche world of Hanoi's expatriate community, Fishing for Tigers is about a woman struggling with the morality of finding peace in a war-haunted city, personal fulfilment in the midst of poverty and sexual joy with a vulnerable youth
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Fishing for tigers, a novel by Emily Maguire
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Fishing for tigers, a novel by Emily Maguire
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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
Control code
14323081
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
328 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742610832
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1283288
  • (OCoLC)808489895

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