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The Resource China dolls, Lisa See, (sound recording)

China dolls, Lisa See, (sound recording)

Label
China dolls
Title
China dolls
Statement of responsibility
Lisa See
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1938, Ruby, Helen and Grace, three girls from very different backgrounds, find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco's exclusive "Oriental" nightclub, the Forbidden City. Grace, an American-born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father. Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco's Chinatown. And, as both her friends know, Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese. At times their differences are pronounced, but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams. Then, everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion, and Ruby is one of them. But which of her friends betrayed her?" -- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
lbi
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
See, Lisa
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Jodi Long
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Long, Jodi
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Chinese American women
  • Japanese American women
  • Betrayal
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Label
China dolls, Lisa See, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged ed.
Extent
12 sound discs (ca. 15 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385394154
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RHA 4169
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • lbw00797047
  • 734449
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
China dolls, Lisa See, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged ed.
Extent
12 sound discs (ca. 15 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385394154
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RHA 4169
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • lbw00797047
  • 734449
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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