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The japanese lover [electronic resource]. Isabel Allende.

Allende, Isabel. (Author). Gleason, Joanna. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781442391253 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Joanna Gleason.
Summary, etc.: From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War.In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, 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, as the rest of the world goes to war, she encounters Ichimei Fukuda, the quiet and gentle son of the family's Japanese gardener. Unnoticed by those around them, a tender love affair begins to blossom. Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart as Ichimei and his family—like thousands of other Japanese Americans—are declared enemies and forcibly relocated to internment camps run by the United States government. Throughout their lifetimes, Alma and Ichimei reunite again and again, but theirs is a...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 256874 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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