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  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

  • A Novel
  • By: Jamie Ford
  • Narrated by: Feodor Chin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,487
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,276
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,287

In the opening pages of Jamie Ford's stunning debut, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Henry Lee comes upon a crowd gathered outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle's Japantown. It has been boarded up for decades, but now the new owner has made an incredible discovery: the belongings of Japanese families, left when they were rounded up and sent to internment camps during World War II. As Henry looks on, the owner opens a Japanese parasol.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet

  • By Christopher on 04-02-09

Truly Bitter and Sweet

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-31-09

I have never written a review before but felt compelled to write on this book. This was the most beautifully touching book I have ever listen to. Wonderful story and great narrator.

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