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Ozeki, Ruth L.

Summary: As she films a 52-part series on wholesome American beef for Japanese television, director Jane Takagi-Little of New York realizes she is doing her viewers a disservice and sabotages the show. Part expose of unhealthy production of meat, part cross-cultural view of America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OZE

Golden, Arthur.

Summary: A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a patron. When he dies, she is reunited with the only man she loved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Ishiguro, Kazuo

Summary: A middle-aged Japanese woman, now living in England, relives her horrifying childhood memories of the bombing of Nagasaki.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ISH

Talarigo, Jeff.

Summary: A nineteen year old Japanese pearl diver discovers she has leprosy. She knows that the shame attached to it is inescapable: rejection by her family and exile. No more than two months elapse before authorities send her off to a leprosarium on the island of Nagashima where she is instructed to forget her past, to strike her name from the family register, and ordered to choose a new name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Talarigo

Johns, Ana

Summary: "Japan, 1957. Seventeen-year-old Naoko Nakamura's prearranged marriage to the son of her father's business associate would secure her family's status in their traditional Japanese community, but Naoko has fallen for another man--an American sailor, a gaijin--and to marry him would bring great shame upon her entire family. When it's learned Naoko carries the sailor's child, she's cast out in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Honda, Tetsuya

Summary: "When a body wrapped in a blue plastic tarp and tied up with twine is discovered near the bushes near a quiet suburban Tokyo neighborhood, Lt. Reiko Himekawa and her squad take the case. The victim was slaughtered brutally--his wounds are bizarre, and no one can figure out the "what" or the "why" of this crime. At age twenty-nine, Reiko Himekawa of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police's Homicide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HON

Ozeki, Ruth L.

Summary: ""A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be." In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. Butbefore she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OZE

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OZE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OZE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OZE

Honda, Tetsuya

Summary: "A worker reports his boss missing, and a large amount of blood is found in the rented garage he used. At the same time, a severed left hand is found in a minivan abandoned in the outskirts of Tokyo, which is quickly identified as belonging to this missing man, Kenichi Takaoka. Lt. Reiko Himekawa of the Homicide Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is assigned to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HON

Backer, Sara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAC

Matsuoka, Takashi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Matsuoka 2002

King, Laurie R.

Summary: After a lengthy case in India, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are on the steamer Thomas Carlyle, bound for Japan. Though they're not the vacationing types, Russell is looking forward to a change of focus--not to mention the chance of traveling to a place Holmes has not visited before. The idea of the pair being on equal footing is enticing to a woman who often must race to catch up with her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KIN

Summary: To avoid jail time, street racer Sean Boswell is sent to live with his father, who is in the military and serving in Tokyo. There he discovers drift racing. After losing a race to Yakuza-connected D.K., the Drift King, Sean has to enter the Tokyo underworld to find a way to pay his debt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fa 3

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE FAS

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Countering growing mistrust in the wake of increasing cases of insanity among the Jedi, Han and Leia flee with three afflicted Jedi, while Luke travels to the homeworld of the Night Sister to learn why Jacen Solo turned to the dark side.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y SWfotj 4