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Item details

  • ISBN: 1501124730
  • ISBN: 9781501124730
  • ISBN: 9781501117008
  • ISBN: 1501116975
  • ISBN: 9781501116971
  • Physical Description: 321 pages ; 24 cm
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  • Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2015.
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    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 1 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 4 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 4 / 5.0

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General Note: Translated from the Spanish.
"Originally published as El Amante Japon├ęs in 2015 in Spain by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family's Japanese gardener, and between them a tender love blossoms. Following Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart when Ichimei and his family - like thousands of Japanese Americans - are declared enemies by the US government and relocated to internment camps. Throughout their lifetimes, Alma and Ichimei reunite again and again, but theirs is a love they are forever forced to hide from the world. Decades later, Alma is nearing the end of her long and eventful life. Irina Bazili, a care worker struggling to come to terms with her own troubled past, meets the older woman and her grandson, Seth, at Lark House nursing home. As Irina and Seth forge a friendship, they become intrigued by a series of mysterious gifts and letters sent to Alma, and learn about Ichimei and this extraordinary secret passion that has endured for nearly seventy years."--
Language:
Translated from the Spanish.
Subject: Love stories
Japanese Americans Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Older women Fiction
Love in old age Fiction
Family secrets
Historical fiction
Romance fiction
San Francisco, Calif Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Japanese Americans Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Older women Fiction
California San Francisco
Older women
Love in old age
Japanese Americans
Family secrets
FICTION Literary
FICTION Romance Historical
FICTION Historical
Secrets Fiction
San Francisco (Calif.) Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Japanese Americans Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Love in old age Fiction
Older women Fiction
World War (1939-1945)
Genre: Love stories.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Chilean fiction -- 21st century -- Translations into English.
Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
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