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The headmaster's wager : a novel, Vincent Lam

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The headmaster's wager : a novel
Title
The headmaster's wager
Title remainder
a novel
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Vincent Lam
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eng
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Title
The headmaster's wager
Creator
Summary
Compulsive gambler and womanizer Percival Chen is the headmaster of the most respected English school in Saigon and fiercely proud of his Chinese heritage. Percival is accustomed to bribing government officials, but he faces the limits of his connections and wealth when his son gets into trouble with the Vietnamese authorities and Percival is forced to send him away. He finds solace in a new lover and the son they have together, but his newfound happiness is affected by the war that is encroaching into his world.
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ALA Notable Book, 2013
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10122386
Cataloging source
IEP
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.L353
LC item number
H43 2012
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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Vincent Lam
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The headmaster's wager : a novel, Vincent Lam

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