The floating world.

  • 403 Pages
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  • English
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Random House , New York
Color prints, Jap
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LC ClassificationsNE1310 .M47
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 403 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6154492M
LC Control Number54007812

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Under Japan’s last ruling military clan, the Tokugawa, the rapid growth of cities gave rise to a lively urban culture. “The Floating World is a thought-provoking story of class and race and trauma, told through the dramatic prism of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.

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Set in the years immediately after WW II in Japan, Ishiguro's novel bears down upon a Japanese painter, Ono, now middle-aged, who has totally renounced his art, who decided (some years before) to make no more. Thereafter, he lives a semi-tranquil life with his family—a wife, grown daughters, even a grandson—and seems to have made peace with his renunciation (although.

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