The Resource Border of Paradise, (ebook)

Border of Paradise, (ebook)

Label
Border of Paradise
Title
Border of Paradise
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In booming postwar Brooklyn, the Nowak Piano Company is an American success story. There is just one problem: the Nowak's only son, David. A handsome kid and shy like his mother, David struggles with neuroses. If not for his only friend, Marianne, David's life would be intolerable. When David inherits the piano company at just 18 and Marianne breaks things off, David sells the company and travels around the world. In Taiwan, his life changes when he meets the daughter of a local madame - the sharp-tongued, intelligent Daisy. Returning to the United States, the couple (and newborn son) buy an isolated country house in Northern California's Polk Valley. As David's health deteriorates, he has a brief affair with Marianne, producing a daughter. It's Daisy's solution for the future of her two children, inspired by the old Chinese tradition of raising girls as sisterly wives for adoptive brothers, that exposes Daisy's traumatic life, and the terrible inheritance her children must receive. Framed by two suicide attempts, The Border of Paradise is told from multiple perspectives, culminating in heartrending fashion as the young heirs to the Nowak fortune confront their past and their isolation
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Wang, Esmâe Weijun
Dewey number
813.6
Index
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Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Inheritance and succession
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Target audience
adult
Label
Border of Paradise, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
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Isbn
9781939419873
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11795145
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11795145
System control number
MWT11795145
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Border of Paradise, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781939419873
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11795145
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11795145
System control number
MWT11795145
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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