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Owen, 1991 - Fiction - 200 pages
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Shirobamba is a classic from Japan, an enchanted autobiographical novel, depicting a childhood in old Japan.

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User Review  - Connie - Goodreads

I am a fan of Inoue's; he is a very sensitive writer. Shirobamba is the kind of book that leaves one feeling cozy and makes one reminisce on the carefree days of childhood. Read full review

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User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

The story of a Japanese boy, Kosaku, who is being raised by his Granny Onui. Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Yasushi Inoue (1907-1991), is widely recognized as one of Japan's greatest modern novelists and was honored as a "Living National Treasure." He was the recipient of every major prize in Japanese literature.

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