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The emperor of shoes : a novel / Spencer Wise.

Wise, Spencer, (author.).
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  • 5 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC WIS (Text) 36803001057475 FICTION Checked out 07/26/2018
Butler PL - Butler FIC WISE (Text) 73174005035384 Adult: Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION WISE (Text) 39391006880668 Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC WIS (Text) 37323005400133 NEW-BKS Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library FIC WISE (Text) 39206021528581 New Materials In process -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library FIC WIS (Text) 70741000151142 Adult Fiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting FIC WIS (Text) 51735011888871 Adult department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC WISE, SPENCER (Text) 33946003330094 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 08/02/2018

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  • ISBN: 9781335145901
  • ISBN: 1335145907
  • Physical Description: 328 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Hanover Square Press, [2018]

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Summary, etc.:
"Alex Cohen, a twenty-six-year-old Jewish Bostonian, is living in southern China, where his father runs their family-owned shoe factory. Alex reluctantly assumes the helm of the company, but as he explores the plant's vast floors and assembly lines, he comes to a grim realization: employees are exploited, regulatory systems are corrupt and Alex's own father is engaging in bribes to protect the bottom line. When Alex meets a seamstress named Ivy, his sympathies begin to shift. She is an embedded organizer of a pro-democratic Chinese party, secretly sowing dissonance among her fellow laborers. Will Alex remain loyal to his father and his heritage? Or will the sparks of revolution ignite?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Shoe industry > Corrupt practices > Fiction.
Family-owned business enterprises > China > Fiction.
Shoemakers > Fiction.
Jews, American > China > Fiction.
Democracy > China > Fiction.
Social problems > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Loyalty > Fiction.
Guangdong Sheng (China)

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