The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De ZoetLarge Print - 2011
A New York Times Bestseller -- The year is 1799, the place Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor, the Japanese Empire's single port and sole window onto the world, and a de facto prison for the dozen foreigners permitted to live and work there. Here Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has five years to earn a sufficient fortune to win the hand of his wealthy fiancée back in Holland. But Jacob's intentions are eclipsed after a chance encounter with the daughter of a samurai doctor.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Edition: Large print edition.
Branch Call Number: F
Characteristics: 841 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: 1000 autumns of Jacob de Zoet
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