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Losing Kei : a novel

Author: Suzanne Kamata
Publisher: Wellfleet, Mass. : Leapfrog Press ; St. Paul, Minn. : Distributed in the United States by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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South Carolina painter Jill Parker flees to Japan for inspiration. Jill ensconces herself in comfortable anonymity on the island of Shikoku, where she as a hostess at the seedy Cha Cha Club. At a gallery opening, Jill meets gallery owner Yusuke Yamashiro; he offers her a show and they soon marry. Before they do, the demands of a traditional Japanese marriage are clear to Jill. After giving birth to a boy, Kei, she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kamata, Suzanne, 1965-
Losing Kei.
Wellfleet, Mass. : Leapfrog Press ; St. Paul, Minn. : Distributed in the United States by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 2008, ©2007
(OCoLC)760756689
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Kamata
ISBN: 9780972898492 0972898492
OCLC Number: 156874761
Description: 195 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Suzanne Kamata.

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South Carolina painter Jill Parker flees to Japan for inspiration. Jill ensconces herself in comfortable anonymity on the island of Shikoku, where she as a hostess at the seedy Cha Cha Club. At a gallery opening, Jill meets gallery owner Yusuke Yamashiro; he offers her a show and they soon marry. Before they do, the demands of a traditional Japanese marriage are clear to Jill. After giving birth to a boy, Kei, she plans her divorce and attempts to flee with her son, but is thwarted by Yusuke.

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