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Translated by Philip Gabriel

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In a crowded Tokyo suburb, four teenage girls indifferently wade their way through a hot, smoggy summer. When one of them, Toshi, discovers that her nextdoor neighbor has been brutally murdered, the girls suspect the killer is the neighbor’s son. But when he flees, taking Toshi’s bike and cell phone with him, the four girls get caught up in a tempest of dangers that rise from within them as well as from the world around them.

japanese title: Riaru wa-rudo
notes: Japanese title: Riaru wa-rudo. A Borzoi book.
subjects: Friendship
Tokyo, Japan, Fiction
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780307267573
OCLC number: 63075219
publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008; Vintage, 2009
publication place: New York; New York
japanese publication date: 2003
english publication date: 2008
document type: Book
description: 208 p. ; 22 cm.