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Kiku's prayer : a novel

Author: Shūsaku Endō
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
Series: Weatherhead books on Asia
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This translation is dedicated to the memory of Hondao Shun (1936-1997) a kind and gentle man who was nothing like his namesake in this novel."

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012021712
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shūsaku Endō
ISBN: 0231530838 9780231530835
OCLC Number: 822532629
Notes: "This translation is dedicated to the memory of Hondō Shun (1936-1997) a kind and gentle man who was nothing like his namesake in this novel."
Description: 1 online resource (pages).
Contents: AcknowledgmentsMitsu and KikuThe SearcherNagasakiThe Road Is LongThe Temple of the Southern BarbariansA Day of HopeSpiesBattles in the DarkThe ContestHeavy RainA Chance EncounterThe Setting of the SunThe ReunionSeparationThe CrowdTsuwanoMaruyamaThe Valley of PainTwo Kinds of LoveA Man Named ItoThe Blessed and the UnblessedOtome PassThe Third WinterSnow. And the Blessed MotherGoing HomeEpilogueBetween the Lines: Author's Afterword
Series Title: Weatherhead books on Asia
Responsibility: Endo Shusaku ; translated by Van C. Gessel.

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A beautifully faithful and rich depiction of 19th century Japan. Book Junkie Joint 4/23/13 Deftly plotted and well researched, the novel is tinged with affection for Nagasaki -- Joseph S. O'Leary The Read more...

 
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