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The Resource Ms Ice Sandwich, Mieko Kawakami ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai

Ms Ice Sandwich, Mieko Kawakami ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai

Label
Ms Ice Sandwich
Title
Ms Ice Sandwich
Statement of responsibility
Mieko Kawakami ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"A boy is obsessed with a woman who sells sandwiches. He goes to the supermarket almost every day, just so he can look at her face. She is beautiful to him, and he calls her 'Ms Ice Sandwich', and endlessly draws her portrait.But the boy's friend hears about this hesitant adoration, and suddenly everything changes. His visits to Ms Ice Sandwich stop, and with them the last hopes of his childhood.A moving and surprisingly funny tale of growing up and learning how to lose, Ms Ice Sandwich is Mieko Kawakami at her very best" --
Member of
Summary
Obsessed with a woman who sells sandwiches, a young boy, who endlessly draws her portrait, finds his hopes dashed when a friend hears about his hesitant adoration, which changes everything
Theme
Assigning source
From Amazon
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10620477
Cataloging source
YDX
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1976-
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Kawakami, Mieko
Dewey number
895.63/6
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
novels
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Kawai, Louise Heal
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True
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  • Schoolboys
  • Families
  • Supermarkets
  • Families
  • Schoolboys
  • Supermarkets
Target audience
adult
Label
Ms Ice Sandwich, Mieko Kawakami ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1014147524
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
92 pages
Isbn
9781782273301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1014147524
Label
Ms Ice Sandwich, Mieko Kawakami ; translated by Louise Heal Kawai
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1014147524
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
92 pages
Isbn
9781782273301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1014147524

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