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On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee

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On such a full sea
Title
On such a full sea
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Chang-rae Lee
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Language
eng
Summary
"From the beloved award-winning author of Native Speaker and The Surrendered, a highly provocative, deeply affecting story of one woman's legendary quest in a shocking, future America. On Such a Full Sea takes Chang-rae Lee's elegance of prose, his masterly storytelling, and his long-standing interests in identity, culture, work, and love, and lifts them to a new plane. Stepping from the realistic and historical territories of his previous work, Lee brings us into a world created from scratch. Against a vividly imagined future America, Lee tells a stunning, surprising, and riveting story that will change the way readers think about the world they live in. In a future, long-declining America, society is strictly stratified by class. Long-abandoned urban neighborhoods have been repurposed as highwalled, self-contained labor colonies. And the members of the labor class-descendants of those brought over en masse many years earlier from environmentally ruined provincial China-find purpose and identity in their work to provide pristine produce and fish to the small, elite, satellite charter villages that ring the labor settlement. In this world lives Fan, a female fish-tank diver, who leaves her home in the B-Mor settlement (once known as Baltimore), when the man she loves mysteriously disappears. Fan's journey to find him takes her out of the safety of B-Mor, through the anarchic Open Counties, where crime is rampant with scant governmental oversight, and to a faraway charter village, in a quest that will soon become legend to those she left behind"--
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Title
On such a full sea
Creator
Summary
In a class-divided future America where urban neighborhoods function as labor colonies for elite charter villages, Fan, a female fish-tank diver, embarks on what becomes a legendary quest to find the man she loves in a region overcome by anarchic forces
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
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10234381
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E3347
LC item number
O5 2014
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Chang-rae Lee
On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee
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On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee
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ocn837179779
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781594486104
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013036600
System control number
(OCoLC)837179779

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