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Hiroshima bugi : Atomu 57

Author: Gerald Robert Vizenor
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003.
Series: Native storiers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hiroshima Bugi: Atomu 57 is a kabuki novel that begins in the ruins of the Atomic Bomb Dome, a new Rashomon Gate. Ronin Browne, the humane peace contender, is the hafu orphan son of Okichi, a Japanese boogie-woogie dancer, and Nightbreaker, an Anishinaabe from the White Earth Reservation who served as an interpreter for General Douglas MacArthur during the first year of the American occupation in Japan."
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vizenor, Gerald Robert, 1934-
Hiroshima bugi.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607056599
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Robert Vizenor
ISBN: 0803246730 9780803246737 9780803232846 0803232845
OCLC Number: 51804926
Description: 208 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ronin of rashomon gate --
Ronin of the imperial moat --
Ronin of sagami bay --
Ronin of the peace park --
Ronin of the inu shrine --
Ronin of the black rain --
Ronin of the origami cranes --
Ronin of the invisible tattoos --
Ronin of the ainu bears --
Ronin of yasukuni jinja --
Ronin of the ginza --
Ronino of matsue --
Ronin of lafcadio hearn.
Series Title: Native storiers.
Responsibility: Gerald Vizenor.
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Presents a meditation on nuclear devastation and our inability to fully grasp its presence or its legacy. This is an ingenious kabuki novel that begins in the ruins of the Atomic Bomb Dome, a new  Read more...

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