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Author Coates, Lawrence, 1956-

Title The Blossom Festival / by Lawrence Coates.

Publication Info. Reno, Nev. : University of Nevada Press, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  COATES, LAWRENCE    Check Shelf
Description 344 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Western literature series
Western literature series.
Contents Lone Hill -- The Last Game -- Southland -- Lone Hill -- The Well-Kept Home -- Mrs. Madison -- The Lye Shed -- The Butterfly Skirt -- Full-Time Man -- Knock on the Door -- The Last Game -- Beat the Chinaman -- The Coast Daylight -- The Coast Daylight -- Off Visiting Relatives -- A View from the Tower -- The Valley of Heart's Delight -- Lone Hill -- Gambit -- The Forge -- Poker -- House Fire -- Coal Oil -- Shorty's Dream -- New Deal -- Steen's Dream -- The Blossom Festival -- The Year of the Rooster -- The Fairy King -- Cherry Rain -- The Language of Birds -- The White-Limbed Girls -- The Blossom Festival -- The World's Fair -- Epilogue: To 1942.
Summary A novel on the orchard country of pre-World War II California with its festivals. It follows the lives of a number of families, including that of an American-born Japanese girl as she tries to fit in, unaware of what awaits her.
Subject Farm life -- California -- Fiction.
Fruit growers -- California -- Fiction.
Japanese Americans -- California -- Fiction.
San Juan Valley (San Benito County and Santa Clara County, Calif.) -- Fiction.
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) -- Fiction.
Farm life. (OCoLC)fst00921052
Fruit growers. (OCoLC)fst00935666
Japanese Americans. (OCoLC)fst00981441
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
California -- San Juan Valley. (OCoLC)fst01711739
California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) (OCoLC)fst01316612
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Other Form: Online version: Coates, Lawrence, 1956- Blossom Festival. Reno, Nev. : University of Nevada Press, ©1999 (OCoLC)607417378
ISBN 087417337X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780874173376 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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