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The Resource The garden of evening mists : a novel, Tan Twan Eng

The garden of evening mists : a novel, Tan Twan Eng

Label
The garden of evening mists : a novel
Title
The garden of evening mists
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tan Twan Eng
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Malaya, 1951. Yun Ling Teoh, the scarred lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp, seeks solace among the jungle-fringed tea plantations of Cameron Highlands. There she discovers Yugiri, the only Japanese garden in Malaya, and its owner and creator, the enigmatic Aritomo, exiled former gardener of the emperor of Japan. Despite her hatred of the Japanese, Yun Ling seeks to engage Aritomo to create a garden in memory of her sister, who died in the camp. Aritomo refuses but agrees to accept Yun Ling as his apprentice "until the monsoon comes." Then she can design a garden for herself. As the months pass, Yun Ling finds herself intimately drawn to the gardener and his art, while all around them a communist guerilla war rages. But the Garden of Evening Mists remains a place of mystery. Who is Aritomo and how did he come to leave Japan? And is the real story of how Yun Ling managed to survive the war perhaps the darkest secret of all?
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan, Twan Eng
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisoners of war
  • Gardens, Japanese
  • Gardens
  • Gardeners
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Malaysia
Label
The garden of evening mists : a novel, Tan Twan Eng
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-334)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9781602861800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn783144266
  • (OCoLC)783144266
Label
The garden of evening mists : a novel, Tan Twan Eng
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-334)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9781602861800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn783144266
  • (OCoLC)783144266

Library Locations

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