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The Resource The headmaster's wager : a novel, Vincent Lam, (electronic resource)

The headmaster's wager : a novel, Vincent Lam, (electronic resource)

Label
The headmaster's wager : a novel
Title
The headmaster's wager
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Vincent Lam
Title variation
headmasters wager
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Enjoying his position as the headmaster of Saigon's best English school while indulging in a gambling and womanizing lifestyle, Percival Chen becomes aware of the local violence when his son lands in trouble with the authorities
Summary
Compulsive gambler and womanizer Percival Chen is the headmaster of the most respected English school in Saigon and fiercely proud of his Chinese heritage. Percival is accustomed to bribing government officials, but he faces the limits of his connections and wealth when his son gets into trouble with the Vietnamese authorities and Percival is forced to send him away. He finds solace in a new lover and the son they have together, but his newfound happiness is affected by the war that is encroaching into his world.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10122386
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The headmaster's wager : a novel, Vincent Lam, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DD389FEF-03F6-4F94-A180-309AB81F8CAA
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn808127017
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (426 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307986474
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DD389FEF-03F6-4F94-A180-309AB81F8CAA
System control number
(OCoLC)808127017
Label
The headmaster's wager : a novel, Vincent Lam, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DD389FEF-03F6-4F94-A180-309AB81F8CAA
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn808127017
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (426 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307986474
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DD389FEF-03F6-4F94-A180-309AB81F8CAA
System control number
(OCoLC)808127017

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