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The Scarlet gang of Asakusa

Author: Yasunari Kawabata; Alisa Freedman; Donald Richie; Samurō Ōta
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2005.
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A new translation of the only work not currently available in English by a Nobel-Prize winning author and the best known Japanese writer outside of Japan.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kawabata, Yasunari, 1899-1972.
Scarlet gang of Asakusa.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607561718
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yasunari Kawabata; Alisa Freedman; Donald Richie; Samurō Ōta
ISBN: 0520241819 9780520241817 0520241827 9780520241824
OCLC Number: 55208364
Notes: "Originally published as Asakura kurenaidan in 1930 by Senshinsha"--T.p. verso.
Description: xlviii, 231 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Asakusa kurenaidan.
Responsibility: Yasunari Kawabata ; translated with preface and notes by Alisa Freedman ; with a foreword and afterword by Donald Richie ; illustrated by Ōta Saburō.
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A new translation of the only work not currently available in English by a Nobel-Prize winning author and the best known Japanese writer outside of Japan.

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"The book evokes aspects of urban Japan at the end of the 1920s better than anything else I have read. Donald Richie's introduction is a great asset to the book."

 
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