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A wild sheep chase

Author: Haruki Murakami; Alfred Birnbaum
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage international edView all editions and formats
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It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company's advertisement. What he doesn₂t realize is that included in the pastoral scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man in black who offers a menacing ultimatum: find the sheep or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haruki Murakami; Alfred Birnbaum
ISBN: 037571894X 9780375718946
OCLC Number: 47521412
Description: 353 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Glassworks: history of glass and architecture identity; Green glass: environmental perspective of using glass in architecture; Glazed spaces: constructing place identity; Shattered glass: structures of power; Seeing through glass: a technical review; A glazed future: rethinking identity; Index.
Other Titles: Hitsuji o meguru bōken.
Responsibility: Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Alfred Birnbaum.
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When designing, architects are responding to and creating a relationship between identity, culture and architectural style. This book discusses whether the extent of the use of glass facades has  Read more...

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