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The sweetest fruits

by Truong, Monique T. D. (Author)

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"Three women tell the story of their time with Lafcadio Hearn, a globetrotting writer best known for his books about Meiji-era Japan. Their accounts witness Hearn's remarkable life but also seek to witness their own existence and luminous will to live unbounded by gender, race, and the mores of thei... Full description

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Summary: "Three women tell the story of their time with Lafcadio Hearn, a globetrotting writer best known for his books about Meiji-era Japan. Their accounts witness Hearn's remarkable life but also seek to witness their own existence and luminous will to live unbounded by gender, race, and the mores of their time."--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description: 294 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780735221017
0735221014
Author Notes: Monique Truong is the author of two novels, The Book of Salt and Bitter in the Mouth , and her work has been published in fifteen countries. Her awards and honors include the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship, the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, the Asian American Literary Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Family Foundation Award.
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