Songs of willow frost [electronic resource] : A Novel. Jamie Ford.
- ISBN: 9780345522047 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2013.
|Summary, etc.:|| NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Jamie Ford, author of the beloved Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, comes a much-anticipated second novel. Set against the backdrop of Depression-era Seattle, Songs of Willow Frost is a powerful tale of two souls--a boy with dreams for his future and a woman escaping her haunted past--both seeking love, hope, and forgiveness. Twelve-year-old William Eng, a Chinese American boy, has lived at Seattle's Sacred Heart Orphanage ever since his mother's listless body was carried away from their small apartment five years ago. On his birthday--or rather, the day the nuns designate as his birthday--William and the other orphans are taken to the historical Moore Theatre, where William glimpses an actress on the silver screen who goes by the name of Willow Frost. Struck by her features, William is convinced that the movie star is his mother, Liu Song. Determined to find Willow and prove that his...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Ballantine Books, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2928 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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