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Fear and trembling

Author: Amélie Nothomb; Adriana Hunter
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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This stunningly funny novel about the gap between East and West, and the story of a young Western woman who falls straight into it through her job for a Japanese corporation, was a sensation in France, where it sold half a million copies and won the Grand Prix de l'Academie Francaise and the Prix Internet du Livre.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amélie Nothomb; Adriana Hunter
ISBN: 0312272189 9780312272180
OCLC Number: 45172684
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 132 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Stupeur et tremblements.
Responsibility: Amélie Nothomb ; translated by Adriana Hunter.
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This is the story of Amelie, a Western woman who spends a year working at a Japanese coroporation. In a place where hierachy means everything, she suffers ritual humiliation as she makes mistakes,  Read more...

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"Elegantly written . . . Nothomb demonstrates a shrewd understanding of the intricate ways Japanese relationships are made and spoiled."--"The New York Times Book Review" "[A] polished little Read more...

 
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