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ISBN#9781594489303
BIB ID#1061500
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The teahouse fire

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Publisher
New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.
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Summary
Relocated from 1866 New York to Japan by an abusive missionary guardian, young Aurelia Bernard befriends the daughter of Kyoto's most influential tea master, who instructs her about the fading tradition of the tea ceremony.

Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  The story of two women whose lives intersect in late nineteenth century Japan, "The Teahouse Fire" is also a portrait of one of the most fascinating places and times in all of history-Japan as it opens its doors to the West. Told through the enchanting and unforgettable voice of Aurelia, an American orphan adopted by proprietors of a tea ceremony school, this is "a magisterial novel that is equal parts love story, imaginative history and bildungsroman, a story as alluring as it is powerful" ("Publishers Weekly," starred review).

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Central Adult Fiction- Ask at DeskFICAdult Hard Cover0228513898335Available

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