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On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee

Label
On such a full sea
Title
On such a full sea
Statement of responsibility
Chang-rae Lee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the beloved award-winning author of Native Speaker and The Surrendered, a highly provocative, deeply affecting story of one woman's legendary quest in a shocking, future America. On Such a Full Sea takes Chang-rae Lee's elegance of prose, his masterly storytelling, and his long-standing interests in identity, culture, work, and love, and lifts them to a new plane. Stepping from the realistic and historical territories of his previous work, Lee brings us into a world created from scratch. Against a vividly imagined future America, Lee tells a stunning, surprising, and riveting story that will change the way readers think about the world they live in. In a future, long-declining America, society is strictly stratified by class. Long-abandoned urban neighborhoods have been repurposed as highwalled, self-contained labor colonies. And the members of the labor class-descendants of those brought over en masse many years earlier from environmentally ruined provincial China-find purpose and identity in their work to provide pristine produce and fish to the small, elite, satellite charter villages that ring the labor settlement. In this world lives Fan, a female fish-tank diver, who leaves her home in the B-Mor settlement (once known as Baltimore), when the man she loves mysteriously disappears. Fan's journey to find him takes her out of the safety of B-Mor, through the anarchic Open Counties, where crime is rampant with scant governmental oversight, and to a faraway charter village, in a quest that will soon become legend to those she left behind"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Chang-rae
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E3347
LC item number
O5 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Social stratification
  • Chinese Americans
  • Dystopias
Label
On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781594486104
Lccn
2013036600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)837179779
  • 383461
  • (OCoLC)ocn837179779
  • 383461
Label
On such a full sea, Chang-rae Lee
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781594486104
Lccn
2013036600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)837179779
  • 383461
  • (OCoLC)ocn837179779
  • 383461

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