The Resource Ghost month, Ed Lin., (electronic resource)

Ghost month, Ed Lin., (electronic resource)

Label
Ghost month
Title
Ghost month
Statement of responsibility
Ed Lin.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"August is Ghost Month in Taiwan--a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going to haunt him no matter what he does. He is shocked to the core when he learns his ex-girlfriend from high school has been murdered. She was found scantily clad and shot on the side of a highway where she was selling betel nuts to passing truck drivers. Beyond his harrowing grief for his lost love, Jing-nan is confused by the news. "Betel nut beauties" are usually women in the most desperate of circumstances; the job is almost as taboo as prostitution. But Julia Huang had been the valedictorian of their high school, and the last time Jing-nan spoke to her she was enrolled in NYU's honor program, far away in New York. The facts don't add up. Julia's parents don't think so, either, and the police seem to have closed the case without asking any questions. The Huangs beg Jing-nan to do some investigating on his own--reconnect with old classmates, see if he can learn anything about Julia's life that she might have kept from them. Reluctantly, he agrees, for Julia's sake. But nothing can prepare him for what he learns, or how it will change his life"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lin, Ed
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.I4677
LC item number
G48 2014eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Street vendors
  • Young women
  • Murder
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  • Taipei (Taiwan)
Label
Ghost month, Ed Lin., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CA4DFFDD-7605-4AAA-AAA8-9103185094BC
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o883257577
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616953270
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00208824
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CA4DFFDD-7605-4AAA-AAA8-9103185094BC
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883257577
  • (OCoLC)883257577
Label
Ghost month, Ed Lin., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CA4DFFDD-7605-4AAA-AAA8-9103185094BC
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o883257577
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616953270
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00208824
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CA4DFFDD-7605-4AAA-AAA8-9103185094BC
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883257577
  • (OCoLC)883257577

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