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The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories
by Rebecca Otowa




Overview -
  • Short stories about Japan from the unique perspective of an American author who has married into a traditional Japanese family from Kyoto
  • Black & white illustrations in every story make this an attractive gift book
  • Stories deal with universal themes of love, marriage, death, and family conflict against an exotic Japanese backdrop
  • Stories are between 5-15 pages
  • Both fiction and nonfiction stories, though all are inspired by firsthand experiences and stories from friends & family (for example, 'The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper' stemmed from the author having her shoes stolen at a temple, while 'Rhododendron Valley' recounts a true story from her neighborhood)
  • 'The Rescuer' was named one of the Best Asian Short Stories 2018

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Overview

  • Short stories about Japan from the unique perspective of an American author who has married into a traditional Japanese family from Kyoto
  • Black & white illustrations in every story make this an attractive gift book
  • Stories deal with universal themes of love, marriage, death, and family conflict against an exotic Japanese backdrop
  • Stories are between 5-15 pages
  • Both fiction and nonfiction stories, though all are inspired by firsthand experiences and stories from friends & family (for example, 'The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper' stemmed from the author having her shoes stolen at a temple, while 'Rhododendron Valley' recounts a true story from her neighborhood)
  • 'The Rescuer' was named one of the Best Asian Short Stories 2018

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784805315514
  • ISBN-10: 4805315512
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publish Date: March 2020
  • Page Count: 160
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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