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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle

Murakami, Haruki

(Book - 1998)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle
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Having quit his job, Toru Okada is enjoying a pleasant stint as a "house husband", listening to music and arranging the dry cleaning and doing the cooking - until his cat goes missing, his wife becomes distant and begins acting strangely, and he starts meeting enigmatic people with fantastic life stories. They involve him in a world of psychics, shared dreams, out-of-body experiences, and shaman-like powers, and tell him stories from Japan's war in Manchuria, about espionage on the border with Mongolia, the battle of Nomonhan, the killing of the animals in Hsin-ching's zoo, and the fate of Japanese prisoners-of-war in the Soviet camps in Siberia.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1998, c1997
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed
ISBN: 0679775439
9780679775430
Branch Call Number: FICTION MURAKAMI 1998
Characteristics: 607 p. ;,21 cm
Additional Contributors: Rubin, Jay 1941-

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