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Wasabi for breakfast : two novellas

Author: Fumiko Kometani; Mary Goebel Noguchi
Publisher: Champaign [Illinois] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2013.
Series: Japanese literature series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In Family Business, Megumi, a long time resident of the United States, returns to Japan to visit her 87-year-old mother. After so many years living abroad, Megumi is almost as befuddled by the exotic intricacies of contemporary Japan as a foreigner. When her nephew runs away from home, and her elderly mother gives chase, Megumi sets off on a road trip through modern Japan--and her own past."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Fumiko Kometani; Fumiko Kometani
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fumiko Kometani; Mary Goebel Noguchi
ISBN: 9781564788641 1564788644
OCLC Number: 829999562
Notes: "Originally published in Japanese as Family Business by Shinchosha, Tokyo, 1998"--Title page verso.
Description: 202 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Family business --
1001 fires raging.
Series Title: Japanese literature series.
Other Titles: Family business.
1001 fires raging.
Novellas.
Responsibility: Foumiko Kometani ; translated by Mary Goebel Noguchi.

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These touching novellas detail the difficulties of a Japanese woman to both adapt to her new life in the United States without abandoning ties to her family and community back home.  Read more...

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