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East is East

Author: T Coraghessan Boyle
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1991, ©1990.
Series: Contemporary American fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Japanese seaman Hiro Tanaka, inspired by dreams of the City of Brotherly Love and trained in the ways of the samurai, jumps ship off the coast of Georgia and swims into a net of rabid rednecks, genteel ladies, descendants of slaves, and the denizens of an artists' colony. In the hands of T. Coraghessan Boyle, praised by Digby Diehl in Playboy as "one of the most exciting young fiction writers in America," the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
East is East.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1991, ©1990
(OCoLC)645803946
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Coraghessan Boyle
ISBN: 0140131671 9780140131673 0670832200 9780670832200
OCLC Number: 24290508
Description: xii, 364 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Contemporary American fiction.
Responsibility: T. Coraghessan Boyle.

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Young Japanese seaman Hiro Tanaka, inspired by dreams of the City of Brotherly Love and trained in the ways of the samurai, jumps ship off the coast of Georgia and swims into a net of rabid rednecks, genteel ladies, descendants of slaves, and the denizens of an artists' colony. In the hands of T. Coraghessan Boyle, praised by Digby Diehl in Playboy as "one of the most exciting young fiction writers in America," the result is a sexy, hilarious tragicomedy of thwarted expectations and mistaken identity, love, jealousy, and betrayal.

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