Rebecca Mackenzie In a Land of Paper Gods

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Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Headline | High on a Chinese mountain, a child waits for a sign . . . | A gorgeous literary debut in the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible about a school for the children of British missionaries in China, at the top of a mountain, at the edge of the Second World War | Jiangxi Province, China, 1941Atop the fabled mountain of Lushan, celebrated for its temples, capricious mists and plunging ravines, perches a boarding school for the children of British missionaries. As her parents pursue their calling to bring the gospel to China's most remote provinces, ten-year-old Henrietta S. Robertson discovers that she has been singled out for a divine calling of her own.Etta is quick to share the news with her dorm mates, and soon even Big Bum Eileen is enlisted in the Prophetess Club, which busies itself looking for signs of the Lord's intent. (Hark.) As rumours of war grow more insistent, so the girls' quest takes on a new urgency - and in such a mystical landscape, the prophetesses find that lines between make believe and reality, good and bad, become dangerously blurred. So Etta's pilgrimage begins.A story of a child far from home and caught between two cultures, In A Land of Paper Gods marries exuberant imagination with sharp pathos, and introduces Rebecca Mackenzie as a striking and original new voice. | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 465 gr | 233x159x25 mm | 352 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9781472224200

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Book Description Headline Publishing Group, United Kingdom, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Jiangxi Province, China, 1941Atop the fabled mountain of Lushan, celebrated for its temples, capricious mists and plunging ravines, perches a boarding school for the children of British missionaries. As her parents pursue their calling to bring the gospel to China s most remote provinces, ten-year-old Henrietta S. Robertson discovers that she has been singled out for a divine calling of her own.Etta is quick to share the news with her dorm mates, and soon even Big Bum Eileen is enlisted in the Prophetess Club, which busies itself looking for signs of the Lord s intent. (Hark.) As rumours of war grow more insistent, so the girls quest takes on a new urgency - and in such a mystical landscape, the prophetesses find that lines between make believe and reality, good and bad, become dangerously blurred. So Etta s pilgrimage begins.A story of a child far from home and caught between two cultures, In A Land of Paper Gods marries exuberant imagination with sharp pathos, and introduces Rebecca Mackenzie as a striking and original new voice. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9781472224200

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Book Description Headline Publishing Group, United Kingdom, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Jiangxi Province, China, 1941Atop the fabled mountain of Lushan, celebrated for its temples, capricious mists and plunging ravines, perches a boarding school for the children of British missionaries. As her parents pursue their calling to bring the gospel to China s most remote provinces, ten-year-old Henrietta S. Robertson discovers that she has been singled out for a divine calling of her own.Etta is quick to share the news with her dorm mates, and soon even Big Bum Eileen is enlisted in the Prophetess Club, which busies itself looking for signs of the Lord s intent. (Hark.) As rumours of war grow more insistent, so the girls quest takes on a new urgency - and in such a mystical landscape, the prophetesses find that lines between make believe and reality, good and bad, become dangerously blurred. So Etta s pilgrimage begins.A story of a child far from home and caught between two cultures, In A Land of Paper Gods marries exuberant imagination with sharp pathos, and introduces Rebecca Mackenzie as a striking and original new voice. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9781472224200

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Book Description 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. Jiangxi Province, China, 1941 Atop the fabled mountain of Lushan, celebrated for its temples, capricious mists and plunging ravines, perches a boarding school for the children of British .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 352 pages. 0.450. Bookseller Inventory # 9781472224200

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Book Description Headline Jan 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neuware - For readers who loved The Poisonwood Bible and The Light Between Oceans, a heartbreaking story of a young girl's coming of age that is also a love letter to China.The pupils of Lushan School know that their parents love them - they're just too busy saving the souls of the Chinese to have them at their side. At the top of a remote, fabled mountain, the teachers have attempted to create a little outpost of the British Empire, but once the mists descend, it is all too easy for their charges to retreat into a world of fantasy where right and wrong are easily muddled. When precocious Etta's attempt to single herself out as a 'prophetess' result in tragic consequences for a young Chinese girl, she is painfully cast out, but not before the tide of history reaches the school, and the pupils find themselves prisoners of war. 352 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781472224200

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Book Description Headline Jan 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neuware - For readers who loved The Poisonwood Bible and The Light Between Oceans, a heartbreaking story of a young girl's coming of age that is also a love letter to China.The pupils of Lushan School know that their parents love them - they're just too busy saving the souls of the Chinese to have them at their side. At the top of a remote, fabled mountain, the teachers have attempted to create a little outpost of the British Empire, but once the mists descend, it is all too easy for their charges to retreat into a world of fantasy where right and wrong are easily muddled. When precocious Etta's attempt to single herself out as a 'prophetess' result in tragic consequences for a young Chinese girl, she is painfully cast out, but not before the tide of history reaches the school, and the pupils find themselves prisoners of war. 352 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781472224200

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Book Description Headline Jan 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neuware - For readers who loved The Poisonwood Bible and The Light Between Oceans, a heartbreaking story of a young girl's coming of age that is also a love letter to China.The pupils of Lushan School know that their parents love them - they're just too busy saving the souls of the Chinese to have them at their side. At the top of a remote, fabled mountain, the teachers have attempted to create a little outpost of the British Empire, but once the mists descend, it is all too easy for their charges to retreat into a world of fantasy where right and wrong are easily muddled. When precocious Etta's attempt to single herself out as a 'prophetess' result in tragic consequences for a young Chinese girl, she is painfully cast out, but not before the tide of history reaches the school, and the pupils find themselves prisoners of war. 352 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781472224200

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Book Description Headline Jan 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neuware - For readers who loved The Poisonwood Bible and The Light Between Oceans, a heartbreaking story of a young girl's coming of age that is also a love letter to China.The pupils of Lushan School know that their parents love them - they're just too busy saving the souls of the Chinese to have them at their side. At the top of a remote, fabled mountain, the teachers have attempted to create a little outpost of the British Empire, but once the mists descend, it is all too easy for their charges to retreat into a world of fantasy where right and wrong are easily muddled. When precocious Etta's attempt to single herself out as a 'prophetess' result in tragic consequences for a young Chinese girl, she is painfully cast out, but not before the tide of history reaches the school, and the pupils find themselves prisoners of war. 352 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781472224200

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