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EAN-139780802165015   EAN-13 barcode 9780802165015
Product NameHard Boiled / Hard Luck
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 080216501X
SKUMON0001621437
Price New4.55 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used6.68 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.43 inches    (convert)
Height6.89 inches    (convert)
Length4.25 inches    (convert)
Weight2.72 ounces    (convert)
AuthorBanana Yoshimoto
Page Count149
BindingPaperback
Published01/31/2006
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionIn cherished novels such as Kitchen and Goodbye Tsugumi , Banana Yoshimoto’s warm, witty, and heartfelt depictions of the lives of young Japanese have earned her international acclaim and best-seller status. Her insightful, spare vision returns in two novellas possessed by the ghosts of love found and lost. In Hardboiled , the unnamed narrator is hiking in the mountains on an anniversary she has forgotten about, the anniversary of her ex-lover’s death. As she nears her hotelstopping on the way at a hillside shrine and a strange soba shopa sense of haunting falls over her. Perhaps these eerie events will help her make peace with her loss. Hard Luck is about another young woman, whose sister is dying and lies in a coma. Kuni’s fiancé left her after the accident, but his brother Sakai continues to visit, and the two of them gradually grow closer as they make peace with the impending loss of their loved one. Yoshimoto’s voice is clear, assured, and deeply moving, displaying again why she is one of Japan’s, and the world’s, most beloved writers.
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