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Author: Susumu Katsumata; Taro Nettleton
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly ; Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Montréal : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st hardcover edView all editions and formats
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"The setting is the pre-modern Japanese countryside of the author's youth, a slightly magical world where ancestral traditions hold sway over a people in the full vigor of life, struggling to survive the harsh seasons and the difficult life of manual laborers and farmers. While the world they inhabit has faded into memory and myth, the universal fundamental emotions of the human heart prevail at the center of these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Susumu Katsumata
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susumu Katsumata; Taro Nettleton
ISBN: 9781897299869 1897299869
OCLC Number: 317928651
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Originally published in Japanese under title Akai Yuki.
Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Mulberries --
Echo --
Cricket hill --
Pulp novel about a sack --
Kokeshi --
The dream spirit --
Specter --
Torajiro kappa --
Wild geese memorial service --
Red snow.
Other Titles: Akai Yuki.
Responsibility: Susumu Katsumata ; [translated by Taro Nettleton].
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"The setting is the pre-modern Japanese countryside of the author's youth, a slightly magical world where ancestral traditions hold sway over a people in the full vigor of life, struggling to survive the harsh seasons and the difficult life of manual laborers and farmers. While the world they inhabit has faded into memory and myth, the universal fundamental emotions of the human heart prevail at the center of these tender stories"--Publisher's web site.

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