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Author Takiguchi, Yūshō, 1982- author.
滝口悠生, 1982- author.

Title Shinde inai mono / Takiguchi Yūshō.
死んでいない者 / 滝口悠生.

Publication Info. Tōkyō : BungeiShunjū, 2016.
東京 : 文藝春秋, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Foreign Language Japanese    JA FIC TAKIGUCHI,Y    Available
Description 144 pages ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Language In Japanese.
Summary A large extended family gathers for the funeral of the patriarch, who has died at the age of 85. The action centers on a wake held the night before at a country meetinghouse near the old mans home. The dead mans wife Shinobu pre-deceased him by 14 years. Otherwise, the narrator divides his attention more or less evenly among the mans survivors, from the 60-year-old eldest son Haruhisa down to the three-year-old great-grandson Shūto, illumining each individuals views on family, and on life and death. Abridged from synopsis at J'Lit.
Awards Dai 154 kai (2016)Akutagawa shō.
Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Japan -- Fiction.
Families -- Japan -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Japanese fiction.
ISBN 9784163904122 (hardcover)
4163904123 (hardcover)

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