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The Ronin's mistress, Laura Joh Rowland

Label
The Ronin's mistress
Title
The Ronin's mistress
Statement of responsibility
Laura Joh Rowland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A brilliant new twist on the fabled tale of the 47 Ronin, from an author with "a painter's eye for the minutiae of court life [and] a politican's ear for intrigue." --The New York Times Book Review. Japan, 1703. On a snowy night, 47 warriors murder the man at the center of the scandal that turned them from samurai into masterless ronin two years before. Clearly this was an act of revenge--but why did they wait so long? And is there any reason they should not immediately be ordered to commit ritual suicide? Sano Ichiro, demoted from Chamberlain to his old post as Most Honorable Investigator of Events, Situations, and People, has mere days to solve the greatest mystery of samurai legend--while his own fortunes hang in the balance"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rowland, Laura Joh
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O934
LC item number
R66 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sano, Ichir? (Fictitious character)
  • Samurai
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
The Ronin's mistress, Laura Joh Rowland
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel of feudal Japan"--Dust jacket cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780312658526
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2011018771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn707969518
  • (Sirsi) o707969518
  • (OCoLC)707969518
Label
The Ronin's mistress, Laura Joh Rowland
Publication
Note
"A novel of feudal Japan"--Dust jacket cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780312658526
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2011018771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn707969518
  • (Sirsi) o707969518
  • (OCoLC)707969518

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