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The Resource When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro

When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro

Label
When we were orphans
Title
When we were orphans
Statement of responsibility
Kazuo Ishiguro
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. This book tells a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return
Summary
Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to become a renowned detective, and more than 20 years later, returns to Shanghai to solve the mystery of the disappearances
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
035777
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1030
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British
  • Private investigators
  • Parents
  • Missing persons
  • British
  • Psychological fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Orphans
  • Psychic trauma in children
  • Shanghai (China)
  • Shanghai (China)
Target audience
adult
Label
When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2000
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
000051897247
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9780571283880
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)800853950
Label
When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2000
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
000051897247
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9780571283880
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)800853950

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