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  • ISBN: 0679775439
  • ISBN: 9780679775430
  • Physical Description: 607 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage International edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage International, October 1998.

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General Note:
"This translation originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1997"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Having quit his job, Toru Okada is enjoying a pleasant stint as a "house husband", listening to music and arranging the dry cleaning and doing the cooking - until his cat goes missing, his wife becomes distant and begins acting strangely, and he starts meeting enigmatic people with fantastic life stories. They involve him in a world of psychics, shared dreams, out-of-body experiences, and shaman-like powers, and tell him stories from Japan's war in Manchuria, about espionage on the border with Mongolia, the battle of Nomonhan, the killing of the animals in Hsin-ching's zoo, and the fate of Japanese prisoners-of-war in the Soviet camps in Siberia.
Subject: a-ja---
Japan Fiction
Japan Politics and government Fiction
Man-woman relationships Japan Fiction
Psychological fiction
Man-woman relationships
Politics and government
Psychological fiction
Japan Fiction
Japan Fiction
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Political fiction.
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