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Hardboiled ;: & Hard luck
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New York : Grove Press, c2005.
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149 pages ; 19 cm.
Lexile measure:
840L
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Central
FICTION Yoshimoto
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FICTION Yoshimoto
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A pair of thematically linked novellas from the acclaimed author of Lizard, Amrita, and Goodbye Tsugumi. In cherished novels such as Kitchen and Goodbye Tsugumi, Banana Yoshimoto's warm, witty, and heartfelt depictions of the lives of young Japanese have earned her international acclaim and bestseller status. Her insightful, spare vision returns in two novellas possessed by the ghosts of love found and lost. In Hardboiled, the unnamed narrator is hiking in the mountains on an anniversary she has forgotten about, the anniversary of her ex-lover's death. As she nears her hotel—stopping on the way at a hillside shrine and a strange soba shop—a sense of haunting falls over her. Perhaps these eerie events will help her make peace with her loss. Hard Luck is about another young woman, whose sister is dying and lies in a coma. Kuni's fiancé left her after the accident, but his brother Sakai continues to visit, and the two of them gradually grow closer as they make peace with the impending loss of their loved one. Yoshimoto's voice is clear, assured, and deeply moving, displaying again why she is one of Japan's, and the world's, most beloved writers. "A sparkling book." —The Washington Post
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840
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APA Citation (style guide)

Yoshimoto, B., & Emmerich, M. (2005). Hardboiled: & Hard luck. New York: Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- and Michael. Emmerich. 2005. Hardboiled: & Hard Luck. New York: Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- and Michael. Emmerich, Hardboiled: & Hard Luck. New York: Grove Press, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Yoshimoto, Banana, and Michael Emmerich. Hardboiled: & Hard Luck. New York: Grove Press, 2005. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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