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Yoshimoto, Banana 1964-

Overview
Works: 344 works in 1,323 publications in 26 languages and 14,009 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Feminist fiction  Short stories, Japanese  Psychological fiction  Interviews  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Creator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PL865.O7138, 895.635
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Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
104 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
Recalls the early Marguerite Duras, "Kitchen" and its companion story, "Moonlight Shadow," are elegant tales whose seeming simplicity is the ruse of a masterful storyteller. They are the work of a very special new writer whose voice echoes in the mind and the soul
N.P. : a novel by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
80 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 15 languages and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
The lives of people in both straight and lesbian relationships, all with connections to a book entitled NP. They include the author's children and the translator's mistress. Written by one of Japan's leading pop writers
Goodbye, Tsugumi : a novel by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
72 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
Having grown up by the sea with her invalid cousin Tsugumi, Maria moves to Tokyo and encounters university life and impending adulthood, and spending a last summer with her cousin, she comes to a new understanding about home and family
The lake by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
The tale of a young woman who moves to Tokyo after the death of her mother, hoping to get over her grief and start a career as a graphic artist
Lizard by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Six short stories by a Japanese woman writer known for her unusual themes. In Blood and Water, a woman abandons the religious commune where she was raised, goes to the big city and finds another idol of worship, a charismatic lover. The story looks at the connection between spiritual and romantic fervor. By the author of Kitchen
Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Already an international bestseller, "Asleep" comprises three novellas of women bewitched into a spiritual sleep. One, mourning a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking. Another, who has embarked on a relationship with a man whose wife is in a coma, finds herself suddenly unable to stay awake. And a third finds her sleep haunted by a woman she was once pitted against in a love triangle
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 843 libraries worldwide
A Japanese woman's struggles to regain her memory. She is Saku-chan, a barmaid who suffered a head injury in a fall. She meets her dead sister's lover and the two have an affair which helps her recover. By the author of Lizard
Hardboiled ; & Hard luck by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Presents two novellas, one about a young woman's dream about an ex-lover while on a hiking trip, and the other about the sister of a woman lying in a coma
Il corpo sa tutto by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Midori no yubi -- Bōto -- Nishibi -- Kuroi ageha -- Tadokorosan -- Chīsana sakana -- Mīra -- Akarui yūgata -- Honshin -- Hana to arashi to -- Oyaji no aji -- Saundo obu sairensu -- Īkagen
Kitchin by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 156 libraries worldwide
La piccola ombra by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Nouvelles
Sly by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Kanashii yokan by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Arcobaleno by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
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Honeymoon by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Shirakawa yofune by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Utakata ; Sankuchuari by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Lucertola by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 108 libraries worldwide
L'abito di piume by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Japanese and Italian and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Tokage by Banana Yoshimoto( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 94 libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Banana Yoshimoto.
Jiben, Banana 1964-
Jošimoto, Banana 1964-
Mahoko, Yoshimoto, 1964-
Maiko Yoshimoto.
Maoko
Yoshimoto, Banana
Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964-
Yoshimoto, Mahoko
Yoshimoto Mahoko 1964-....
Yoshimoto, Maiko.
Yoshimoto'o, Banana
Yosimotò, Banana.
Yosimotʻo, Banana 1964-
Ёсимото, Банана 1964-
よしもと, ばなな
よしもと, ばなな 1964-
よしもとばなな 1964-
ヨシモト, バナナ
ヨシモト, バナナ, 1964-
ヨシモト, マホコ
吉本, ばなな 1964-...
吉本, 真秀子
吉本 真秀子 1964-....
吉本ばなな
吉本ばなな 1964-
吉本バナナ 1964-
吉本本 ばなな 1964-....
吉本芭娜娜 1964-
吉本真秀子 1964-
Languages
Japanese (194)
English (133)
Italian (101)
Spanish (38)
German (34)
Chinese (17)
French (16)
Vietnamese (9)
Korean (7)
Dutch (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Finnish (4)
Albanian (3)
Danish (3)
Hebrew (2)
Romanian (2)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
Indonesian (1)
Catalan (1)
Czech (1)
Hungarian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Galician (1)
Slovak (1)
Thai (1)
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