The Resource The distant land of my father, Bo Caldwell, (ebook)

The distant land of my father, Bo Caldwell, (ebook)

Label
The distant land of my father
Title
The distant land of my father
Statement of responsibility
Bo Caldwell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For Anna, the narrator of Bo Caldwell's richly lyrical and vivid first novel, growing up in the magical world of Shanghai in the 1930's and 1940's creates a special bond between her and her father. He is the son of missionaries, a smuggler, and a millionaire who leads a charmed but secretive life. When the family flees to Los Angeles in the face of the Japanese occupation, he chooses to remain, believing his connections and luck will keep him safe. He's wrong. He survives, only to again choose Shanghai over his family during the Second World War. Anna and her father reconnect late in his life, when she finally has a family of her own, but it is only when she discovers his extensive journals that she is able to fully understand him and the reasons for his absences. With the intensity and appeal of When We Were Orphans, also set in Shanghai at the same time, The Distant Land of My Father tells a moving and unforgettable story about a most unusual father-daughter relationship
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Caldwell, Bo
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
A Harvest book
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  • Electronic books
  • Shanghai (China)
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Children of missionaries
  • Millionaires
  • Smugglers
Target audience
adult
Label
The distant land of my father, Bo Caldwell, (ebook)
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Publication
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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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780811875219
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11846480
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11846480
System control number
MWT11846480
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The distant land of my father, Bo Caldwell, (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
9780811875219
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11846480
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11846480
System control number
MWT11846480
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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