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Gai-Jin : the epic novel of the birth of Modern Japan / James Clavell.

By: Clavell, James.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 2009Description: 1092 p. : map ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780385343275 (pbk.); 0385343272 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Gai-Jin Subject(s): Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | British -- Japan -- FictionGenre/Form: Love stories. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 | FIC Summary: "The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House . . . the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shōgun battling to usher his country into the modern age . . . a beautiful young Frenchwoman forever torn between ambition and desire . . . Their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchs and diplomats, assassins, courtesans, and spies. Their fates collide in James Clavell's latest masterpiece set in nineteenth-century Japan--an unforgettable epic seething with betrayal and secrets, brutality and heroism, love and forbidden passions. . . ."--P. [4] of cover.
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"The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House . . . the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shōgun battling to usher his country into the modern age . . . a beautiful young Frenchwoman forever torn between ambition and desire . . . Their lives intertwine in an exotic land newly open to foreigners, gai-jin, torn apart by greed, idealism, and terrorism. Their passions mingle with monarchs and diplomats, assassins, courtesans, and spies. Their fates collide in James Clavell's latest masterpiece set in nineteenth-century Japan--an unforgettable epic seething with betrayal and secrets, brutality and heroism, love and forbidden passions. . . ."--P. [4] of cover.

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Gai-Jin by Clavell, James. ©2009
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