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By Jan Merlin

during this scathing depiction of America’s army presence through the US career of Japan, an single jap woman is banished from domestic to elevate her Amerasian son via a US army sailor within the excitement district of Osaka. Subjected to discrimination and contempt by means of the nation’s tradition, the boy learns to be a pimp, a thief, and a prostitute. Being an outcast, he yearns for reputation but if a world-renowned jap celebrity befriends him, the boy cascades deeper into violence. inside its difficult and searing portrayal of a vanquished humans instantly after the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jan Merlin’s masterful novel finds the customs and remnants of outdated Nippon surviving amidst the ghastly rubble, till twenty years of rage, ache, and fervour explode because the a long way East confronts West back… by itself terms.

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