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Almost Japanese

Almost Japanese

By Sarah Sheard
Categories: Fiction
Ebook (EPUB) : 9781770563476, 128 pages, January 1998
Paperback : 9781552450840, 128 pages, January 1998

In Sarah Sheard's celebrated novel Almost Japanese, a young girl's obsession with a famous Japanese musician blossoms into personal transformation. In spare, lyrical prose, Sheard documents Emma's discovery of her new next door neighbour, a dazzling Japanese symphony conductor. Things Japanese soon begin to transform Emma's world. Several years later, she must journey to Japan on a private pilgrimage to connect to the source of her obsession.

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'Intensely felt, the anguish is of the same order as that in By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.' —Globe and Mail