East is East

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Viking, 1990 - Fiction - 364 pages
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A young Japanese seaman, trained in the way of the samurai but inspired by America, jumps ship off the Georgia coast and ends up in a writer's colony, in a dark comedy of clashing manners, mistaken identity, and love

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User Review  - ValerieAndBooks - LibraryThing

Those of you who have read T.C. Boyle before will know what I mean when I say that East is East is typical Boyle (at least of what I've read of his works thus far): his characters are vivid and mostly ... Read full review

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User Review  - AdriaFaye - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book. I definitely like how it flipped back and forth between the different characters, getting all of their perspectives. The ending was definitely sad though. Read full review

Contents

TUPELO ISLAND
4
The Tokachimaru
11
Thanatopsis House
22
Copyright

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