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Author Kawabata, Yasunari, 1899-1972.

Title The dancing girl of Izu and other stories / Yasunari Kawabata ; translated by J. Martin Holman.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    KAWABATA,YAS    DUE 06-23-21
Edition 1st paperback ed.
Description x, 161 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents One. The dancing girl of Izu ; Diary of my sixteenth year ; Oil ; The master of funerals ; Gathering ashes -- Two. Hurrah ; The princess of the dragon palace ; The money road ; Chastity under the roof ; The moon ; Enemy ; A woman ; Frightening love ; Horse Beauty ; The sea ; Hands ; The third-class waiting room ; The watch ; History ; Birthplace ; Burning the pine boughs ; A prayer in the mother tongue ; The setting sun.
Summary Twenty-three stories by a Japanese writer. The subjects include beggars, Buddhist priests and love dramas. The story, Diary of My Sixteenth Year, is on the friendship of a boy and his grandfather.
Subject Kawabata, Yasunari, 1899-1972 -- Translations into English.
Added Author Holman, J. Martin.
ISBN 1887178945
1887178147 (hc : alk. paper) : $22.00

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