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Almost Japanese

by Sarah Sheard

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list price: $16.95
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published: Jan 1998
ISBN:9781552450840
publisher: Coach House Books
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In Sarah Sheard's celebrated novel Almost Japanese, a young girl's obsession with a famous Japanese musician blossoms into personal transformation. In spare, lyrical prose, Sheard documents Emma's discovery of her new next door neighbour, a dazzling Japanese symphony conductor. Things Japanese soon begin to transform Emma's world. Several years later, she must journey to Japan on a private pilgrimage to connect to the source of her obsession.

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Sarah Sheard is the author of two other critically acclaimed novels, The Swing Era , and the national bestseller The Hypnotist . Sarah won the 45 Below Award for her fiction, and a National Magazine Award for her essay on the Coach House Press. She lives in Toronto, where she mentors writers at Humber College and Ryerson Polytechnic University, and maintains a private practice as a psychotherapist and mediator.

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'Intensely felt, the anguish is of the same order as that in By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.' —Globe and Mail

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