The Resource Night in Shanghai, Nicole Mones, (ebook)

Night in Shanghai, Nicole Mones, (ebook)

Label
Night in Shanghai
Title
Night in Shanghai
Statement of responsibility
Nicole Mones
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1936, classical pianist Thomas Greene is recruited to Shanghai to lead a jazz orchestra of fellow African American expats. After being flat broke in segregated Baltimore, he is now living in a mansion with servants of his own, the toast of a city obsessed with music, money, pleasure, and power, even as it ignores the rising winds of war. Song Yuhua is refined and educated, and has been bonded since age eighteen to Shanghai's most powerful crime boss in payment for her father's gambling debts. Outwardly submissive, she burns with rage-and risks her life spying on her master for the Communist Party. Only when Shanghai is shattered by the Japanese invasion do Song and Thomas find their way to each other. Though their union is forbidden, neither can back down from it in the turbulent years of occupation and resistance that follow. Torn between music and survival, freedom and commitment, love and world war, they are borne on an irresistible riff of melody and improvisation to Night in Shanghai's final, impossible choice
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Mones, Nicole
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Jazz musicians
  • Americans
  • Organized crime
  • Shanghai (China)
Target audience
adult
Label
Night in Shanghai, Nicole Mones, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547517728
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12178077
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12178077
System control number
MWT12178077
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Night in Shanghai, Nicole Mones, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547517728
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12178077
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12178077
System control number
MWT12178077
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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