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The Resource The foreigner, Francie Lin

The foreigner, Francie Lin

Label
The foreigner
Title
The foreigner
Statement of responsibility
Francie Lin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Emerson, a man of Taiwanese descent living in the U.S., who speaks no Chinese, travels to Taiwan to scatter his mother's ashes. He must convey a disputed inheritance to his brother who is involved in the Taiwanese criminal underworld and who conceals a secret which has alienated him from his family. Emerson hopes to appease both the living and the dead by discovering his brother's secret and save what is left of his family. This is a darkly comic tale of crime and contrition about what it means to be a foreigner, even in one's own family
Award
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, 2009.
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272577
Cataloging source
sa
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Lin, Francie
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Brothers
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Criminals
  • Conduct of life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Taiwan
Target audience
adult
Label
The foreigner, Francie Lin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • "A Picador paperback original"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780312364045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The foreigner, Francie Lin
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • "A Picador paperback original"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780312364045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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