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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

(2010)
A novel by

 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize (nominee)
The author of Cloud Atlas's most ambitious novel yet, for the readers of Ishiguro, Murakami, and, of course, David Mitchell.

The year is 1799, the place Dejima, the "high-walled, fan-shaped artificial island" that is the Japanese Empire's single port and sole window to the world. It is also the farthest-flung outpost of the powerful Dutch East Indies Company. To this place of superstition and swamp fever, crocodiles and courtesans, earthquakes and typhoons, comes Jacob de Zoet. The young, devout and ambitious clerk must spend five years in the East to earn enough money to deserve the hand of his wealthy fiancée. But Jacob's intentions are shifted, his character shaken and his soul stirred when he meets Orito Aibagawa, the beautiful and scarred daughter of a Samurai, midwife to the island's powerful magistrate. In this world where East and West are linked by one bridge, Jacob sees the gaps shrink between pleasure and piety, propriety and profit. Magnificently written, a superb mix of historical research and heedless imagination, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is a big and unforgettable book that will be read for years to come.

Genre: Historical
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2011 : UK Hardback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zout
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-4458-5511-9 / 978-1-4458-5511-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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January 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (Thorndike Press Large Print Reviewers' Choice)
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-4104-3312-9 / 978-1-4104-3312-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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June 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 0-676-97929-7 / 978-0-676-97929-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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June 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, A Novel
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-4000-6545-3 / 978-1-4000-6545-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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2010 : UK Hardback
Title: THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 0-340-92156-0 / 978-0-340-92156-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House
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9999 : UK Hardback
Title: Thousand Autumns Of Jacob De Zoet: Special Edition
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ISBN: 1-4447-1155-5 / 978-1-4447-1155-4 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

April 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-59413-578-9 / 978-1-59413-578-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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December 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-4458-5512-7 / 978-1-4458-5512-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon Publishers
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 0-340-92158-7 / 978-0-340-92158-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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March 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 0-676-97930-0 / 978-0-676-97930-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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March 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet: A Novel
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 0-8129-7636-3 / 978-0-8129-7636-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 0-340-92159-5 / 978-0-340-92159-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): DAVID MITCHELL
ISBN: 0-8129-8233-9 / 978-0-8129-8233-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Inc.
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2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
Author(s): David. Mitchell
ISBN: 0-340-92157-9 / 978-0-340-92157-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE.
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Audio Editions

June 2010 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-4074-5755-1 / 978-1-4074-5755-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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May 2010 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited
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May 2010 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (Unabridged)
Author(s): David Mitchell
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, 17 CDs [Complete & Unabridged Audio Work]
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-4407-8725-5 / 978-1-4407-8725-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2000 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
ISBN: 1-4447-1122-9 / 978-1-4447-1122-6 (UK edition)
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Kindle Editions

June 2010 : USA, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet: A Novel
Author(s): David Mitchell
Publisher: Random House
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June 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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May 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Author(s): David Mitchell
Publisher: Sceptre
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