The wind-up bird chronicle

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Alfred A. Knopf,
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1st American ed.
Japan's most highly regarded novelist now vaults into the first ranks of international fiction writers with this heroically imaginative novel, which is at once a detective story, an account of a disintegrating marriage, and an excavation of the buried secrets of World War II. In a Tokyo suburb a young man named Toru Okada searches for his wife's missing cat.  Soon he finds himself looking for his wife as well in a netherworld that lies beneath the placid surface of Tokyo.  As these searches intersect, Okada encounters a bizarre group of allies and antagonists: a psychic prostitute; a malevolent yet mediagenic politician; a cheerfully morbid sixteen-year-old-girl; and an aging war veteran who has been permanently changed by the hideous things he witnessed during Japan's forgotten campaign in Manchuria. Gripping, prophetic, suffused with comedy and menace,The Wind-Up Bird Chronicleis a tour de force equal in scope to the masterpieces of Mishima and Pynchon. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Grouping Title wind up bird chronicle
Grouping Author murakami haruki
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subject_facet Japan -- Fiction, Japan -- Politics and government -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Japan -- Fiction, Psychological fiction
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title_full The wind-up bird chronicle / [by] Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin
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topic_facet Man-woman relationships, Politics and government