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Coin locker babies

Translated by Stephen Snyder

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The story of two babies abandoned in a locker at a railroad station. They grow up to represent the darker side of Japanese youth, lacking tradition and religion. One brother becomes a male prostitute, then a rock star, the other goes to jail and becomes involved in a plot to poison Tokyo. By the author of 69.

japanese title: Koin rokka beibizu
subjects: Tokyo, Japan, Fiction
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9784770023087
OCLC number: 840685140
publisher: Kodansha International. Distributed in the United States by Kodansha America; Pushkin Press
publication place: Tokyo, New York; London
japanese publication date: 1980
english publication date: 1995; 2013
document type: Book
description: 393 p., 19 cm. ; 507 p., 24 cm.