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    Songs of Willow Frost (Hardback) By (author) Jamie Ford

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    DescriptionHow could a mother forget? How could a mother leave her child behind? William Eng, a Chinese-American boy, has lived at Seattle's Sacred Heart Orphanage for five long years. Ever since his mother's listless body was carried from their Chinatown apartment, William has been wondering what happened to her. So when, during a trip to the movie theatre, William glimpses an actress on the silver screen, he is immediately struck by her features. Because Willow Frost is many things - a singer, a dancer, a movie star - but most of all, William is convinced, she is his mother. Determined to find her, William attempts to confront the mysteries of his past and his connection to the exotic film star. But the story of Willow Frost is far more complicated than any Hollywood fantasy ...


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    Title
    Songs of Willow Frost
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jamie Ford
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 351
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 660 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780749014582
    ISBN 10: 074901458X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000, FIC008000, FIC019000
    DC23: 813.6
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Publisher
    ALLISON & BUSBY
    Imprint name
    ALLISON & BUSBY
    Publication date
    10 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jamie Ford is the great-grandson of pioneer Min Chung, who emigrated from China to San Francisco in 1865, where he adopted the Western name "Ford". Jamie grew up in Seattle and now lives in Montana with his wife and children.
    Review quote
    'Mesmerising and evocative' Sara Gruen, bestselling author of Water for Elephants 'Very special' The Bookseller 'Entertaining and often illuminating' The Spectator 'Poignant, deeply moving' We Love This Book 'Awesomely good!' Books Monthly 'Recommended for all fiction collections' Library Journal