When I Whistle

Endo, Shusaku

Published by Taplinger, 1979
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New York. 1979. Taplinger. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 30. 273 pages. hardcover. 0800882431. keywords: March 27. inventory # 3083. FROM THE PUBLISHER - When I Whistle' is a rich and absorbing novel set in two worlds- the world of pre-War Japan and the contemporary one of a big hospital with its professional rivalries. Ozu, a middle-aged businessman, has a chance encounter which brings back haunting memories. As Ozu recaptures the past, the reader is caught in the spell of a simpler and more humane time. In perfect couterpoint the story unfolds as Ozu relives the past while his son Eichi, a young house surgeon, pursues his ambitious and materialistic machinations to unseat his rivals. Gradually, the past and the present converge in a powerful and moving climax. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Startled by a chance meeting, Ozu, a middle-aged businessman, is reminded of the uncomplicated times before the war, while his son Eichi, a surgeon, conspires to gain power at the large hospital where he works

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Title: When I Whistle
Publisher: Taplinger
Publication Date: 1979
Binding: hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket
Edition: 1st Edition.

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Book Description Taplinger, 1979. hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket. 1st edition. New York. 1979. Taplinger. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. Translated from the Japanese by Van C. Gessel. 273 pages. hardcover. ISBN: 0800882431. inventory # 3080. FROM THE PUBLISHER - When I Whistle' is a rich and absorbing novel set in two worlds- the world of pre-War Japan and the contemporary one of a big hospital with its professional rivalries. Ozu, a middle-aged businessman, has a chance encounter which brings back haunting memories. As Ozu recaptures the past, the reader is caught in the spell of a simpler and more humane time. In perfect couterpoint the story unfolds as Ozu relives the past while his son Eichi, a young house surgeon, pursues his ambitious and materialistic machinations to unseat his rivals. Gradually, the past and the present converge in a powerful and moving climax. Bookseller Inventory # z3080

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