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Strange weather in Tokyo : a novel, (ebook)

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Strange weather in Tokyo : a novel
Title
Strange weather in Tokyo
Title remainder
a novel
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Strange Weather in Tokyo is a story of loneliness and love that defies age. Tsukiko, thirty-eight, works in an office and lives alone. One night, she happens to meet one of her former high school teachers, "Sensei," in a local bar. Tsukiko had only ever called him "Sensei" ("Teacher"). He is thirty years her senior, retired, and presumably a widower. Their relationship develops from a perfunctory acknowledgment of each other as they eat and drink alone at the bar, to a hesitant intimacy which tilts awkwardly and poignantly into love. As Tsukiko and Sensei grow to know and love one another, time's passing is marked by Kawakami's gentle hints at the changing seasons: from warm sake to chilled beer, from the buds on the trees to the blooming of the cherry blossoms. Strange Weather in Tokyo is a moving, funny, and immersive tale of modern Japan and old-fashioned romance
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Midwest
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1958-
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Kawakami, Hiromi
Dewey number
895.63/6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Powell, Allison Markin
  • hoopla digital
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  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Male high school teachers
  • Middle-aged women
  • Older men
  • Tokyo (Japan)
Target audience
adult
Label
Strange weather in Tokyo : a novel, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640090170
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11957475
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11957475
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MWT11957475
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Strange weather in Tokyo : a novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640090170
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11957475
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11957475
System control number
MWT11957475
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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