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The Commoner
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Nan a Talese
Publication date January 22, 2008
Pages 351
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385515719
ISBN-10 0385515715
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $24.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
In 1959, Haruko marries the Crown Prince of Japan, becoming the first commoner to enter the mysterious and reclusive world of Japanese royalty, confronting the cruelty and suspicions of the court, until, three decades later, she helps arrange the marriage of her son, in a novel inspired by the real-life stories of the reigning empress and crown princess of Japan. 30,000 first printing.
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Hardcover
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from Nan a Talese (January 22, 2008)
9780385515719 | details & prices | 351 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $24.95
About: In 1959, Haruko marries the Crown Prince of Japan, becoming the first commoner to enter the mysterious and reclusive world of Japanese royalty, confronting the cruelty and suspicions of the court, until, three decades later, she helps arrange the marriage of her son.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781400096053
 
Reprint edition from Vintage Books (January 6, 2009)
9781400096053 | details & prices | 351 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.58 lbs | List price $15.95
This edition also contains The Commoner
About: In this national bestseller from the author of Reservation Road, a young woman, Haruko, becomes the first nonaristocratic woman to penetrate the Japanese monarchy.
With O. William Blake | from Prentice Hall (June 1, 1964); titled "Lead-Up Games to Team Sports"
9780135270288 | details & prices | List price $34.45
This edition also contains Lead-Up Games to Team Sports, The Commoner
About: Diagramed instructions for a wide variety of games tailored to all grade levels for the development of the basic skills and strategies needed for nine standard team sports
Library
Book cover for 9781602852211
 
Large print edition from Center Point Pub (July 1, 2008)
9781602852211 | details & prices | 326 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.16 lbs | List price $33.95
This edition also contains The Commoner
About: It is 1959 when Haruko, a young woman of good family, marries the Crown Prince of Japan, the heir to the Chrysanthemum Throne.

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