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Author Seirai, Yichi.

Uniform Title Short stories. Selections. English
Title Ground zero, Nagasaki : stories / Yuichi Seirai ; translated by Paul Warham.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  895.636 Se44g 2015    ---  Available
Description 182 pages ; 22 cm
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Series Weatherhead books on Asia
Weatherhead books on Asia.
Contents Cover ; Title Page; Copyright; Contents ; Nails; Stone; Insects; Honey; Shells; Birds.
Summary Set in contemporary Nagasaki, the six short stories in this collection draw an unflinching portrait of the A-bomb's horrific, ongoing trauma. Whether they experienced the attack directly or have merely heard about it from survivors, many of the characters in these tales filter their pain and alienation through their Catholic faith, illuminating a side of Japanese culture little known in the West. For hundreds of years, Christianity was suppressed in Nagasaki, but the religion enjoyed a revival in modern times. The Urakami Cathedral, the center of Japanese Christian life, stood at ground zero o.
Subject Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Nagasaki-ken -- Fiction.
Atomic bomb victims. (OCoLC)fst00820593
Japan -- Nagasaki-ken. (OCoLC)fst01213407
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Warham, Paul, translator.
Seirai, Yichi. Bukushin. English.
ISBN 9780231171168 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0231171161 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780231538565 (e-book)

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