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Summer of the Big Bachi by Naomi Hirahara
Mar 30, 2004 | ISBN 9780385337595
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    Mar 30, 2004 | ISBN 9780385337595

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"[A] seamless and shyly powerful first novel….. Peppered with pungent cultural details, crisp prose and credible, fresh descriptions of the effects of the A-bomb, this perfectly balanced gem deserves a wide readership."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Naomi Hirahara’s story of forgotten men who share an unforgettable past sweeps the reader into a world most of us know little about. Luckily, our guide is Mas Arai, a complete original, and Hirahara’s sure and generous voice brings him vividly to life.”—S.J. Rozan, Edgar award winning of Winter and Night

“Naomi Hirahara is a bright new voice on the mystery scene. Summer of the Big Bachi presents an intriguing puzzle written with a true insider’s eye for Japanese American life”—Dale Furutani, Anthony award winning author of Death in Little Tokyo

“A novel about social change wrapped inside a mystery, Summer of the Big Bachi toggles deftly between past and present and reveals the hopes and compromises that lurk on the fringes of the American Dream.”
—Denise Hamilton, Edgar award nominated author of Last Lullaby

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