[Epub] ↠ Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Author Jamie Ford – Tactical-player.co.uk

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet In 1986, Henry Lee Joins A Crowd Outside The Panama Hotel, Once The Gateway To Seattle S Japantown It Has Been Boarded Up For Decades, But Now The New Owner Has Discovered The Belongings Of Japanese Families Who Were Sent To Internment Camps During World War II As The Owner Displays And Unfurls A Japanese Parasol, Henry, A Chinese American, Remembers A Young Japanese American Girl From His Childhood In The 1940s Keiko Okabe, With Whom He Forged A Bond Of Friendship And Innocent Love That Transcended The Prejudices Of Their Old World Ancestors After Keiko And Her Family Were Evacuated To The Internment Camps, She And Henry Could Only Hope That Their Promise To Each Other Would Be Kept Now, Forty Years Later, Henry Explores The Hotel S Basement For The Okabe Family S Belongings And For A Long Lost Object Whose Value He Cannot Even Begin To Measure His Search Will Take Him On A Journey To Revisit The Sacrifices He Has Made For Family, For Love, For Country.


About the Author: Jamie Ford

Jamie Ford s debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, spent two years on the New York Times bestseller list and went on to win the 2010 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature Jamie s work has been published in 34 languages Also, because Jamie feels weird writing about himself in the 3rd person, he s going to say Hi, this is me Not a publicist Not some weird aggregated bit of Jamie Ford s debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, spent two years on the New York Times bestseller list and went on to win the 2010 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature Jamie s work has been published in 34 languages Also, because Jamie feels weird writing about himself in the 3rd person, he s going to say Hi, this is me Not a publicist Not some weird aggregated bit of web content, just little ol me, the author, sitting here in my favorite Batman pajamas yes, I have several pairs writing this note in my cozy home office, dog at my feet His name is Dexter and he s twitching right now, obviously chasing rabbits in his dreams.While we re chatting, I should mention that my second novel, Songs of Willow Frost, came out in 2013 which I think is better than my first novel, but I m kind of biased.And now my third novel Love and Other Consolation Prizes, also historical fiction, also set in Seattle, will be published September 12, 2017 If you re looking forthings that have spilled out of my brain, I have steampunk tales in The End is Nigh, The End is Now, and The End Has Come The Apocalypse TriptychAlso a story in Last Night, A Superhero Saved My Life That particular piece is about Daredevil, Elektra, and how I lost my virginity TMI



10 thoughts on “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

  1. says:

    Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is as saccharine and overly sentimental as the title suggests It is historical fiction for the Nicholas Sparks set an emotionally heavy handed novel that is well told, but not particularly well written There are some diamonds in the rough, though the historical aspects of the nov


  2. says:

    Original review posted Mar 19, 09I have to admit that I did not like this book Mr Ford is a decent writer, and while he did research 1942 fairly extensively, he did a crappy job portraying 1986 I was alive in 86 I was ten, in fact While my memory of the time is going to be different than that of a 50 year old character,


  3. says:

    Set in Seattle during the Japanese internment during WW2 This book has a sweeping feel to it It starts out slow but not slow in the sense who feel like you are waiting for paint to dry but slow in the This is really going somewhere kind of way It does go somewhere by the way Once the ball gets rolling, this book sweeps you


  4. says:

    I loved this book, but I had one minor annoyance with it The author had 4 anachronisms the book is set in part in 1986, and yet the son is in an on line grief support group, and used the internet to look up a lost friend, and there is talk twice about digital conversion of records to CDs.This book is told by a 50 year old se


  5. says:

    For me Jamie Ford s heralded, multiple award winning Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet was an entirely luke warm reading experience from start to finish The emotional heat that should have brewed within a story of this nature, considering the volatile subject matter, failed to materialize I never tasted the venom of inju


  6. says:

    Oy vey I really did want to like this book It sounded like the perfect book for my mood Not too highfalutin or literary, but a good story I which I can immerse myself and escape to a different time and place.As I went on Goodreads a few days ago to add the book to my list of currently reading however, I came across a number of r


  7. says:

    Switching between 1942 and 1986 this is an easy read on a complex subject A historical romance with a Romeo Juliet twist, this time the doomed love affair between Henry, a Chinese American and Keiko, a Japanese American its historical focus the internment of Japanese Americans during WW2 I loved the inclusion of Seattle s music sc


  8. says:

    Set in Seattle, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet tells of the forbidden friendship between a Chinese American boy named Henry Lee and a Japanese American girl named Keiko Okabe during the Second World War Henry and Keiko are both just twelve years old when they become friends in 1942 Life is difficult for both of them They fa


  9. says:

    I m always a little behind the curve when it comes to reading blockbuster NYT bestsellers I think a part of me resists because I love finding little books that deserve kudos and talking about them But I had heard so many good things about THE HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET that I bought it, though I sat on it a while before I


  10. says:

    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, Release Date 1 27 2009, 24.00 I ve just finished reading Jamie Ford s forthcoming novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, and am still basking in the glow The characters are fully realized, the title is a real attention grabber, and the story fleshed out with plenty of local


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