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Author Spence, Alan. (Alan John)

Title The pure land / Alan Spence.

Imprint Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC SPENCE,A    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 420 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary Scottish businessman Thomas Glover, who in 1858 as a teenager takes a post as a trader in Japan and amasses a fortune over the next decade, plays a key role in modernizing Japan and helps engineer the overthrow of the shogun.
Subject Glover, Thomas Blake, 1838-1911 -- Fiction.
Glover, Thomas Blake, 1838-1911 -- Relations with women -- Fiction.
Merchants -- Scotland -- Fiction.
Merchants -- Japan -- Fiction.
Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Fiction.
Japan -- History -- 1912-1945 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
ISBN 1841958824 (pbk.) : $14.95
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