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A quiet life

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A Japanese novelist and his wife move to America, leaving the children behind. It befalls to the eldest daughter to look after a younger sister and a handicapped brother. The novel is a memoir of her experience.

japanese title: Shizuka-na-seikatsu
notes: Japanese title: Shizuka-na-seikatsu. Contents: A quiet life, Abandoned children of this planet, The guide (Stalker), A robot’s nightmare, Sadness of the novel, Diary as home
subjects: Families, Japan, Fiction
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780802115973
OCLC number: 246980424
publisher: Grove Press
publication place: New York
japanese publication date: 1990
english publication date: 1996
document type: Book
description: 240 p. ; 22 cm.