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The Resource Glorious Boy

Glorious Boy

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Glorious Boy
Title
Glorious Boy
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Summary
"An absolutely gorgeous historical novel . . . set against the backdrop of a tribe in the Andamans struggling with British rule . . . Just magnificent." —Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of YouOne of Booklist's Top Ten Historical Fiction Books of 2020Glorious Boy is a tale of war and devotion, longing and loss, and the power of love to prevail. Set in India's remote Andaman Islands before and during WWII, the story revolves around a mysteriously mute four-year-old who vanishes on the eve of the Japanese occupation. Little Ty's parents, Shep and Claire, will go to any lengths to rescue him, but neither is prepared for the brutal and soul-changing odyssey that awaits them."A riveting amalgam of history, family epic, anticolonial/antiwar treatise, cultural crossroads, and more . . . a fascinating, irresistible marvel." —Library Journal (starred review)"The most memorable and original novel I've read in ages . . . evokes every side in a multi-cultural conversation with sympathy and rare understanding." —Pico Iyer, author of Autumn LightShortlisted for the Staunch Book PrizeNew York Post's Best Books of the WeekGood Housekeeping's 20 Best Books of 2020Parade's 30 Best Beach Reads of 2020
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Liu, Aimee
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dictionaries
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  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
  • Thriller
  • Fiction
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Glorious Boy
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:955ba6e9-48a8-44e5-b949-03c6707b10b5
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781597098472
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Glorious Boy
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:955ba6e9-48a8-44e5-b949-03c6707b10b5
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781597098472
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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