The Resource When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro

When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro

Label
When we were orphans
Title
When we were orphans
Statement of responsibility
Kazuo Ishiguro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A British detective whose parents disappered when he was a child returns to Shanghai in search of them, haunted by his childhood loss
Summary
Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to become a renowned detective, and more than 20 years later, returns to Shanghai to solve the mystery of the disappearances
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
035777
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6059.S5
LC item number
W47 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1030
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • British
  • Orphans
  • Missing persons
  • Shanghai (China)
Target audience
adult
Label
When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Faber and Faber Ltd., 2000
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
43561786
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780375410543
Lccn
00026120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
When we were orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Faber and Faber Ltd., 2000
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
43561786
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780375410543
Lccn
00026120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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