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Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto (Hardbound 1st/1st)

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto (Hardbound 1st/1st)
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto (Hardbound 1st/1st)
SKU: 2210016
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Translated from the Japanese by Megan Backus.
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Price: P1,500.00
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First English edition, First printing, 1993 Grove Press

Format: Hardbound

Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear, very light spot stains due to storage edge of pages

Pages: 154pp, 1993 Grove Press edition


Two stories, "Kitchen" and "Moonlight Shadow," told through the eyes of a pair of contemporary young Japanese women, deal with the themes of mothers, love, transsexuality, kitchens, and tragedy.
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"... Without that, I am not alive"

Ariadne's Thread on 4/9/2008 8:46:32 AM

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Description: “I wish to continue living with the awareness that I will die. Without that, I am not alive.” Other reviews gush about how Banana Yoshimoto wrote about death and personal tragedies sans the wails commonly heard in funerals. I, too, share the same opinion. Yet one thing that confirmed the book’s position in my favorites’ list was the simplicity of the prose. So simple, in fact, that I read it in between Homer and Francis Bacon. The prose reminded me of yoga and gentle breezes. It was such an easy... More details