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Room Where the Star-Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heard

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ISBN-10: 0231157444

ISBN-13: 9780231157445

Edition: 2011

Authors: Levy Hideo, Christopher Scott

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A Room Where the Star-Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heardis the highly acclaimed, moving debut of Levy Hideo (also known as Ian Hideo Levy), a white American author living in Japan who writes fiction and nonfiction in Japanese. Set against the political and social upheavals of the 1960s, which include student protests against the Vietnam War and the U.S.-Japan Mutual Cooperation and Security Treaty (AMPO), the novel tells the story of Ben Isaac, a blond-haired, blue-eyed American youth living with his father at the American consulate in Yokohama. Chafing against his father's strict authority and the cultural trappings of an America that grows more and more remote, Ben flees his home to live…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/19/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English