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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

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By: David Mitchell

Language: English

Quality: Like New

Genre: Historical fiction

ISBN: 9780812982336

SKU: BESHC900426

Pages: 502

Description: 1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will extend beyond Jacob's worst imaginings.