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JAPANESE SHORT STORIES.

by Melville, James, introduction. Yukki Yaura, illustrator.

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(2000)
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London:: The Folio Society,, (2000). Fine in fine black slipcase.. First printing. A collection of classic stories arranged chronologically from the twelth century to a recent story by Yoshimoto Banana. Among the authors are Kawabata Yusanari, Abe Kobo, Mishima Yukio, Endo Shushiku and many others. Introduction by James Melville. Illustrated with 15 full page drawings by Yukki… Read more
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FROG.

by Mo Yan (Guan Moye)

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(2014.)
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Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)
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9780525427988
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New York:: Viking,, (2014.). Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.). First US printing. Novel by one of China's most innovative writers. "Mo Yan -- a pseudonymic phrase meaning "Don't speak." Over the last 20 years, Mo Yan has been writing brutally vibrant stories about rural life in China that flout official Party ideology and celebrate individualism over… Read more
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THE GREAT PO SEIN: A Chronicle of the Burmese Theater.

by Sein, Kenneth (Maung Khe) and J. A. Withey.

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(1965)
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Fine in tan cloth in a very good dust jacket (some short closed tears, wear to dj at fold) .
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Bloomington,IN:: Indiana University Press,, (1965). Fine in tan cloth in a very good dust jacket (some short closed tears, wear to dj at fold) .. First printing. An account of the development of the theatre in Burma from the end of the 19th century onwards, which focus on the Great Po Sein and his family, who… Read more
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THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT.

by Tan, Amy.

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(2013)
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Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
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9780062107312
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New York:: Ecco Press,, (2013). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) An historical epic, spanning more than forty years from 1897-1937 and two continents - Asia and North America, this is an account of two women's (a mother and daughter) search for identity. Set against "pivotal episodes in history: from the collapse… Read more
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DOGEATERS

by Hagedorn, Jessica

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1990.
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Fine in printed blue wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.
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New York:: Pantheon,, 1990.. Fine in printed blue wrappers. An uncommon advance issue. . Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. ) First novel (3rd book) by this Filipina poet and playwright - set in Manila in the late 50's where Hollywood dreams collide with the violence of living under a dictatorship. SIGNED on the title page. Nominated for the… Read more
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FOUR SEASONS IN FIVE SENSES: Things Worth Savoring.

by Masumoto, David Mas.

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(2003)
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
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9780393019605
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New York:: Norton,, (2003). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The fourth book by this California peach farmer and eloquent writer - one which focuses on awareness - of the process by which peaches are grown and enjoyed; of the sensual "stories" by which farmers learn their work and place in it; and of farming itself. A… Read more
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DRAGON BONES.

by See, Lisa.

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(2003.)
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Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (some light toning to the pages).
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9780712670265
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London:: Century, , (2003.). Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (some light toning to the pages).. First UK printing. Gripping mystery set in China which begins with the discovery of an American archaeologist's body in the Yangzi river. Focusing on Ministry of Public Security agent Liu Hulan and her American attorney husband David Stark, this is a… Read more
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SHANGHAI GIRLS.

by See, Lisa.

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(2009.)
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
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9781400067114
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New York:: Random House,, (2009.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Historical novel which begins in 1937 Shanghai, and follows the stories of two sisters, living a modern carefree life in the 'Paris of Asia' until the day their father tells them that he has gambled away all their wealth and they are to be sold as… Read more
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ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of a Chinese-American Family.

by See, Lisa

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Published
1995.
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
ISBN
9780312119973
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New York:: St Martin's,, 1995.. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Author's first book, the story of her family. Photographs, sources. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 394 pp.
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THE TATTOO MURDER CASE.

by Takagi, Akimitsu (1920-1995)

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(1997.)
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Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (little nick to top edge).
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9781569471562
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New York:: SOHO Press,, (1997.). Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (little nick to top edge).. 1st trade paperback printing. Novel set in Japan just after their defeat in World War II. "Written by one of Japan's most popular mystery novelists, [this] was first published in Tokyo in 1948 and won the Mystery Writers Club Award. It… Read more
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HARVEST SON: Planting Roots in American Soil.

by Masumoto, David Mas.

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Published
(1998)
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
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9780393046731
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New York:: Norton,, (1998). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The moving story of his family and of his farm - peaches and raisins - in the central California Valley - of the dangers and joys of growing things. Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED on the title page with a stamp of a spreading tree.… Read more
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WHERE THE PAST BEGINS: A Writer's Memoir.

by Tan, Amy.

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(2017)
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Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (a new copy but with toning to the edges of textblock)
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9780062319296
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New York:: Ecco Press,, (2017). Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (a new copy but with toning to the edges of textblock) . First printing. A memoir on her "life as a writer, her childhood, and the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory." SIGNED on the half title page and dated in 2018. Photographs. 357 pp.… Read more
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THE CITY IN WHICH I LOVE YOU.

by Lee, Li-Young.

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Published
1990.
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Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease on front cover).
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9780918526830
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Brockport, New York:: BOA Editions,, 1990.. Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease on front cover). . Trade paperback. Lamont Poetry Selection for 1990. Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, after his parents were forced to flee China, Lee came to the United States at the age of 6. This is his second collection of poems. 89 pp.
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THE HOUSE OF NIRE.

by Kita, Morio.

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(1984)
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Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (bookplate and owner's embossed seal, price-clipped) .
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9780870115929
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New York & Tokyo:: Kodansha International,, (1984). Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (bookplate and owner's embossed seal, price-clipped) .. First US printing. The author's first novel to be translated into English, this follows the fortunes of the Nire family from the end of the first World War to the second war - including the great… Read more
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THE TATTOO MURDER CASE.

by Takagi, Akimitsu (1920-1995)

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(1997.)
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9781569471081
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New York:: SOHO Press,, (1997.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First US printing. Novel set in Japan just after their defeat in World War II. "Written by one of Japan's most popular mystery novelists, [this] was first published in Tokyo in 1948 and won the Mystery Writers Club Award. It remains to this day among… Read more
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FLOWER NET

by See, Lisa

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1997.
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Near fine in a fine dustjacket ( toning to the pages)
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9780060994365
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New York:: HarperCollins,, 1997.. Near fine in a fine dustjacket ( toning to the pages). First printing. Author's second book and first novel, a thriller, nominated for the Edgar for best first mystery. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 333 pp.
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MY YEAR OF MEATS.

by Ozeki, Ruth.

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(1998.)
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9780670879045
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New York:: The Viking Press,, (1998.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The debut novel from this independent filmmaker features Jane Tagaki-Little, a struggling filmmaker in New York, who is given her big break - a chance to travel through the United States to produce a Japanese television program sponsored by American meat exporters. … Read more
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MONA IN THE PROMISED LAND.

by Jen, Gish.

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1996.
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ISBN
9780679445890
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$21.00

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New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1996.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. Jen's highly praised second novel, the story of Mona, the daughter of the Chang family in "Typical American." Set in an upscale New York suburb, in 1968, the "dawn of the age of ethnicity" this is about being free to forge your… Read more
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FREE FOOD FOR MILLIONAIRES.

by Lee, Min Jin.

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(2007)
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Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
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9780446581080
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New York:: Warner,, (2007). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First printing. The author's first novel, the story of Casey Han, a Princeton grad, and the child of immigrant Korean parents who work in the same laundry in Queens where they have always worked. Casey, however, has catapulted out of that life on scholarships but now that… Read more
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LIEUTENANT LOOKEAST and Other Stories.

by Ibuse, Masuji.

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(1971)
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Tokyo and Palo Alto, CA:: Kodansha International,, (1971). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First US printing. A collection of ten short stories by the author of "Black Rain," including the first appearance in English of his 1929 story 'Salamander.' Translated from the Japanese by John Bester. Translator's preface. 247 pp.
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