The Emperor of Any Place

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The Emperor of Any Place
Written by Tim Wynne-Jones
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763669733
ISBN-13: 9780763669737
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The Emperor of Any Place

author: Tim Wynne-Jones

When Evanís father dies suddenly, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his deskóa book his dad had been reading when he passed away. The book is the diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a small Pacific island in WWII. Why was his father reading it? What is in this account that Evanís grandfather, whom Evan has never met before, fears so much that he will do anything to prevent its being seen? And what could this possibly mean for Evan? In a pulse-quickening mystery evoking the elusiveness of truth and the endurance of wars passed from father to son, this engrossing novel is a suspenseful, at times terrifying read from award-winning author Tim Wynne-Jones.

The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wynne-Jones.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$17.99 / $23.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763669733 /  9780763669737
on sale date:
10/2015
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Hardback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
336 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Family; Historical; Alternative Family; Europe;
author’s comments:
Tim Wynne-Jones is the accomplished author of numerous YA novels, including Blink & Caution, winner of the 2012 Boston GlobeĖHorn Book Award, and The Uninvited, short-listed for the Arthur Ellis Award and the Governor Generalís Literary Award. In 2012, Tim Wynne-Jones was named an Officer of the Order of Canada for his services to literature. He lives with his wife in Ontario.
 
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