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Show me a mountain, Kerry Young

Label
Show me a mountain
Title
Show me a mountain
Statement of responsibility
Kerry Young
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Costa- and Commonwealth-shortlisted author of Pao, a story of revolution and oppression, privilege and poverty, love and betrayal, set against the backdrop of Jamaican independence. Fay Wong is a woman caught between worlds. Her father is a Chinese immigrant who conjured a fortune out of nothing; her mother, of African heritage, grew up on a plantation and now reigns over their mansion on Lady Musgrave Road, sipping Earl Grey tea in the Kingston afternoons. But the Chinatown haunts where her father spends his time are out of bounds to Fay, and the rooms of Lady Musgrave Road are filled with her mother's long-kept secrets and uncontrollable rages--rages against which Fay rebels as she grows from a girl into a headstrong woman. As she tries to escape the restraints of her privileged upbringing, striving for independence in a homeland that is trying to do the same, Fay's eyes are opened to a Jamaica she was never meant to see. She encounters gangsters and revolutionaries, priests and prostitutes, and witnesses great sacrifices and betrayals. But when her mother decides that she must marry the racketeer Yang Pao, she finds herself on a journey that leads to sacrifices and betrayals of her own. In Show Me A Mountain , Kerry Young creates a vivid portrait of a woman and a country struggling to fashion a future unburdened by the past
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, Kerry
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6125.O86
LC item number
S56 2016
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Jamaica
Label
Show me a mountain, Kerry Young
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1719461
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9781408869550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1719461
  • (OCoLC)933722323
Label
Show me a mountain, Kerry Young
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1719461
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9781408869550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1719461
  • (OCoLC)933722323

Library Locations

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