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Songs of Willow Frost By Jamie Ford (Author)

Songs of Willow Frost
by Jamie Ford (Author)

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William Eng, a Chinese-American boy, has lived at Seattle's Sacred Heart Orphanage for five long years. When during a trip to the movies, William glimpses an actress on the silver screen who he believes could be his mother, he becomes determined to find her and attempts to confront the mysteries of his past.
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Songs of Willow Frost Summary


Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford (Author)

How 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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Songs of Willow Frost Reviews


'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 'A story that will engross the reader, it is absolutely compelling, with characterisation that will stun and a sense of place that evokes the sounds, the smells and at times, the despair of Seattle and its inhabitants during the harsh Depression years' Random Things Through My Letterbox

About Jamie Ford (Author)


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.

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GOR005559980
Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford (Author)
Jamie Ford (Author)
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Allison & Busby
2013-09-10
351
074901458X
9780749014582
N/A
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