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East is East

Boyle, T. Coraghessan

ISBN 10: 0224030124 / ISBN 13: 9780224030120
Published by Jonathan Cape, 1991
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First British Edition. The fourth novel by the author of WORLD'S END and DROP CITY, the story of a Japanese man who jumps ship off the coast of Georgia -- and washes up on a barrier island populated by rednecks and crazed artists. Fine/Fine. Signed by Boyle and dated 9/5/95 on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 45065

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Bibliographic Details

Title: East is East

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Synopsis:

Trained in the way of the Samurai, dreaming of the City of Brotherly Love, Hiro Tanaki jumps ship, only to wash up on a barrier island populated by rednecks, descendants of black slaves, and a colony of crazed artists. He is unwittingly caught in an amusing and complicated web of misunderstanding.

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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