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South of the Border, West of the Sun: A Novel

Authors: Murakami, Haruki & Gabriel, Philip (TRN)
Series: Vintage International
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000, FIC025000, FIC061000
ISBN: 9780307762740, Related ISBNs: 0307762742, 0375402519, 0679767398, 0804166692, 0804166706
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 224,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: South of the Border, West of the Sun is the beguiling story of a past rekindled, and one of Haruki Murakami’s most touching novels.

Hajime has arrived at middle age with a loving family and an enviable career, yet he feels incomplete. When a childhood friend, now a beautiful woman, shows up with a secret from which she is unable to escape, the fault lines of doubt in Hajime’s quotidian existence begin to give way. Rich, mysterious, and quietly dazzling, in South of the Border, West of the Sun the simple arc of one man’s life becomes the exquisite literary terrain of Murakami’s remarkable genius.

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