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The Pagoda: A Novel
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date November 1, 1999
Pages 245
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780156008297
ISBN-10 0156008297
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $23.95
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Summary
A rich and sensual evocation of the complex exotic world of Jamaica early in the century follows Mr. Lowe, a Chinese immigrant woman passing as a man, who enters into an arranged marriage with a black woman named Miss Sylvie. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. PW.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679454892
 
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (September 1, 1998)
9780679454892 | details & prices | 245 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $23.00
About: Lowe, an immigrant who flees China in the 1890s to seek a better life in Jamaica, finds adventure, estrangement, scandal, and romance as he becomes the owner of a small shop and plays a role in the building of the Pagoda, a school where Chinese workers learn about their history and are assimilated into Jamaican life
Paperback
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from Mariner Books (November 1, 1999); titled "The Pagoda: A Novel"
9780156008297 | details & prices | 245 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $23.95
About: Lowe, an immigrant who flees China in the 1890s to seek a better life in Jamaica, finds adventure, estrangement, scandal, and romance as he becomes the owner of a small shop and plays a role in the building of the Pagoda, a school where Chinese workers learn about their history and are assimilated into Jamaican life

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