The Resource The red thread: : a love story, (ebook)

The red thread: : a love story, (ebook)

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The red thread: : a love story
Title
The red thread:
Title remainder
a love story
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Language
eng
Summary
A seductive literary love story set in contemporary Shanghai, The Red Thread intertwines the lives of two pairs of lovers across the centuries. Shen, a young, American-educated appraiser in a Shanghai auction house, is captivated by Ruth, a self-possessed Australian artist who happens into one of his auctions. As they fall in love, Shen finds that their lives are strangely mirrored by those of the characters in a rare Chinese manuscript that is nearly two hundred years old, and of which the last two chapters have never been found. Shen's search for the final chapters goes from one of curiosity to one of desperation when he realizes that the future of their relationship, and the prognosis for Ruth's failing health, seem to be foretold in the missing pages. Interwoven in the novel and presented in red type are passages from the actual nineteenth century memoir Six Chapters of a Floating Life that illuminate the lovers' parallel lives. An elegant and multilayered novel, drawing comparisons with Memoirs of a Geisha and The English Patient, The Red Thread is evocative, moving, and unforgettable
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1952-
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Jose, Nicholas
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Shanghai (China)
Target audience
adult
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The red thread: : a love story, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781452148168
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11847339
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11847339
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MWT11847339
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The red thread: : a love story, (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
9781452148168
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11847339
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11847339
System control number
MWT11847339
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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