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First person singular : stories / Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel.

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library FIC MURAKAMI, HARUKI (Text) 36446002035973 New Adult Available -
Lower Macungie Library FIC MUR (Text) 33400001510570 New Adult Fiction Available -
Parkland Community Library F MUR (Text) 34422007216456 New Adult Fiction Checked Out 05/19/2021
Whitehall Township Public Library 14 DAY F MURAKAMI, HARUKI (Text) 36305002929751 14 Day Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593318072
  • ISBN: 0593318072
  • Physical Description: 245 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book" -- title page verso.
Translated from the Japanese.
"Originally published in Japan as Ichininsho Tansu by Bungei Shunju Ltd., Tokyo, in 2020" -- title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cream -- On a stone pillow -- Charlie Parker plays Bossa Nova -- With the Beatles -- Confessions of a Shinagawa monkey -- Carnaval -- The Yakult Swallows Poetry Collection -- First person singular.
Summary, etc.:
"A riveting new collection of short stories from the beloved, internationally acclaimed, Haruki Murakami. The eight masterful stories in this new collection are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator: a lonely man. Some of them (like "With the Beatles," "Cream," and "On a Stone Pillow" ) are nostalgic looks back at youth. Others are set in adulthood--"Charlie Parker Plays Bossa Nova," "Carnaval," "Confessions of a Shinagawa Monkey" and the stunning title story. Occasionally, a narrator who may or may not be Haruki himself is present, as in "The Yakult Swallows Poetry Collection." Is it memoir or fiction? The reader decides. The stories all touch beautifully on love and loss, childhood and death . . . all with a signature Murakami twist"-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
In English. Translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Men > Fiction.
Loneliness > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Children > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Short stories.
Japanese fiction > Translations into English.
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