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Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel / Jamie Ford.

Ford, Jamie, (author.).


When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War II are uncovered in Seattle, Henry Lee embarks on a quest that leads to memories of growing up Chinese in a city rife with anti-Japanese sentiment.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780345505347
  • ISBN: 0345505344
  • Physical Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 2019 Ballantine Books trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, c2009.
Includes reading group guide.
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Target Audience Note:
850L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.7 15 145257.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Japanese Americans > Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945 > Fiction.
Widowers > Fiction.
Seattle (Wash.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 17 of 22 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sikeston Public.


  • 0 current holds with 22 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Sikeston Public Library F F75 (Text) 34140000023475 Fiction Checked out 06/16/2023

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