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Blind willow, sleeping woman : twenty-four stories

Author: Haruki Murakami; Philip Gabriel; Jay Rubin
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st ed., [English ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Following the best-selling triumph of Kafka on the Shore-"daringly original," wrote Steven Moore in The Washington Post Book World, "and compulsively readable"--Comes a collection that generously expresses Murakami's mastery. From the surreal to the mundane, these stories exhibit his ability to transform the full range of human experience in ways that are instructive, surprising, and relentlessly entertaining"--P.  Read more...
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Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
Blind willow, sleeping woman.
New York : Knopf, 2006
(OCoLC)607763967
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haruki Murakami; Philip Gabriel; Jay Rubin
ISBN: 1400044618 9781400044610
OCLC Number: 61461796
Description: ix, 333 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the English edition --
Blind willow, sleeping woman --
Birthday girl --
New York mining disaster --
Airplane : or, how he talked to himself as if reciting poetry --
The mirror --
A folklore for my generation : a pre-history of late-stage capitalism --
Hunting knife --
A perfect day for kangaroos --
Dabchick --
Man-eating cats --
A "poor aunt" story --
Nausea 1979 --
The seventh man --
The year of spaghetti --
Tony Takitani --
The rise and fall of Sharpie cakes --
The ice man --
Crabs --
Firefly --
Chance traveler --
Hanalei Bay --
Where I'm likely to find it --
The kidney-shaped stone that moves every day --
A Shinagawa monkey.
Other Titles: Mirror.
Folklore for my generation: a pre-history of late-stage capitalism.
Perfect day for kangaroos.
Poor aunt story.
Seventh man.
Year of spaghetti.
Rise and fall of sharpie cakes.
Ice man.
Kidney-shaped stone that moves every day.
Shinagawa monkey.
Responsibility: Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel and Jay Rubin.
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"Following the best-selling triumph of Kafka on the Shore-"daringly original," wrote Steven Moore in The Washington Post Book World, "and compulsively readable"--Comes a collection that generously expresses Murakami's mastery. From the surreal to the mundane, these stories exhibit his ability to transform the full range of human experience in ways that are instructive, surprising, and relentlessly entertaining"--P. [2] of cover.

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