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EAST IS EAST

Boyle, T. Coraghessen.

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ISBN 10: 0670832200 / ISBN 13: 9780670832200
Published by Viking., NY:, 1990
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Signed by Boyle. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 13161

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Title: EAST IS EAST

Publisher: Viking., NY:

Publication Date: 1990

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition

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A young Japanese seaman jumps ship off the coast of Georgia and washes ashore on a barrier island inhabited by a strange mix of rednecks, descendents of slaves, genteel retired people, and a colony of artists. The result is a sexy, savagely hilarious tragicomedy of thwarted expectations, mistaken identity, love, jealousy and betrayal. "An absolutely stunning work, full of brilliant cross-cultural insights."--The New York Times Book Review.

About the Author:

T. Corahessan Boyle is the author of three collections of short stories - Descent of Man, Greasy Lake and If the River was Whiskey - and three novels - Water Music, Budding Prospects and World's End, which won the 1988 PEN/Faulkner Award. Born in New York's Hudson Valley, he now lives in Los Angeles.

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