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The breaking jewel

Author: Makoto Oda; Donald Keene
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003.
Series: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A small force of Japanese soldiers prepares to defend a tiny and ultimately insignificant island from an assault by American forces. Squad leader Nakamura, who resists the Americans to the end, with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Makoto Oda; Donald Keene
ISBN: 0231126123 9780231126120 0231126131 9780231126137
OCLC Number: 49927124
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: xii, 116 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Other Titles: Gyokusai.
Responsibility: Makoto Oda ; translated by Donald Keene.

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This... novel by one of Japan's antiestablishment writers depicts the horrors of war during the final days of World War II... The formal style evokes an epic quality that transcends this one small Read more...

 
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