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Plainsong

Author: Kazushi Hosaka; Paul Warham
Publisher: Champaign [Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, ©2011.
Series: Japanese literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A nameless, ambitionless office worker finds his small apartment gradually invaded by three other people: all younger than himself, but seemingly no less adrift. The year is 1986, and the strange communal life of this foursome, extending over half a year, makes up the plot, such as it is, of Plainsong, as this ersatz family finds itself growing closer, and life continues--quietly--around them."--Page 4 of cover.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kazushi Hosaka; Paul Warham
ISBN: 9781564786388 1564786382
OCLC Number: 668193886
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: 169 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Japanese literature series.
Other Titles: Purēn songu.
Responsibility: Kazushi Hosaka ; Translated by Paul Warham.

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"A nameless, ambitionless office worker finds his small apartment gradually invaded by three other people: all younger than himself, but seemingly no less adrift. The year is 1986, and the strange communal life of this foursome, extending over half a year, makes up the plot, such as it is, of Plainsong, as this ersatz family finds itself growing closer, and life continues--quietly--around them."--Page 4 of cover.

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