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Kafka on the Shore

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ISBN-10: 1400079276

ISBN-13: 9781400079278

Edition: 2006

Authors: Haruki Murakami

List price: $17.00
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Kafka on the Shoreis powered by two remarkable characters: a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long-missing mother and sister; and an aging simpleton called Nakata, who never recovered from a wartime affliction and now is drawn toward Kafka for reasons that, like the most basic activities of daily life, he cannot fathom. As their paths converge, and the reasons for that convergence become clear, Haruki Murakami enfolds readers in a world where cats talk, fish fall from the sky, and spirits slip out of their bodies to make love or commit murder.Kafka on the Shoredisplays one of the world’s great storytellers…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

James Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York, on March 22, 1947. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1969 and received a M. A. from Vanderbilt University in 1970. His first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, was written while he was working in a mental institution and was rejected by 26 publishers before being published and winning the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery. He is best known as the creator of Alex Cross, the police psychologist hero of such novels as Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls. Cross has been portrayed on the silver screen by Morgan Freeman. He also writes the Women's Murder Club series, as well as the Maximum Ride series, Daniel X series, the Witch and Wizard…