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The sound of waves

Translated by Meredith Weatherby

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Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. They fall in love, but must then endure the calumny and gossip of the villagers.

japanese title: Shiosai
notes: Japanese title: Shiosai. Drawings by Yoshinori Kinoshita.
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9784805306369
OCLC number: 169586
publisher: Knopf, 1956, 1967, 1970, 1973, 1976; Berkley Pub. Corp., 1961, 1965; Putnam, 1980; Vintage, 1994; Tuttle, 2001
publication place: New York; New York; New York; New York; Boston
japanese publication date: 1954
english publication date: 1956
document type: Book
description: 182 p. illus. 21 cm.
related: UNESCO collection of representative works: Japanese series