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A wild sheep chase

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Publisher:
Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
2002.
Edition:
1st Vintage international ed.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
740L
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Quirky and utterly captivating, A Wild Sheep Chase is Murakami at his astounding best. An advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend and casually appropriates the image for an advertisement. What he doesn't realize is that included in the scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man who offers a menacing ultimatum: find the sheep or face dire consequences. Thus begins a surreal and elaborate quest that takes readers from Tokyo to the remote mountains of northern Japan, where the unnamed protagonist has a surprising confrontation with his demons.
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ISBN:
9780375718946
Lexile measure:
740L
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