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Tommy's Sunset (Hardcover): Hisako Tsurushima

Tommy's Sunset (Hardcover)

Hisako Tsurushima; Translated by Mayumi Ishikawa; Foreword by Yoji Yamada

Series: AsiaWorld

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Tommy's Sunset is a translation of the acclaimed Japanese novel about the journey of a mother and her autistic child. Drawing from her own personal life story, Hisako Tsurushima has provided a definitive work about the problems and surprising joys for the autistic and those who love them. Readers experience the range of emotions as Tommy and his mother are routinely embarrassed in social situations and share delight in private moments. As she lovingly describes these characters, Tsurushima ultimately investigates the source of our social responses to people who are in any way different than ourselves. Tommy's Sunset was the basis for the Japanese Film Gakko III, which was shown in the United States under the title The New Voyage. Tommy's Sunset is a deceptively simple novel that will leave readers with a lasting impression and a new outlook on what it means to be different.

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Imprint: Lexington Books
Country of origin: United States
Series: AsiaWorld
Release date: September 2008
First published: September 2008
Authors: Hisako Tsurushima
Translators: Mayumi Ishikawa
Foreword by: Yoji Yamada
Dimensions: 241 x 161 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Paper over boards
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-0-7391-2405-5
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > General
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 0-7391-2405-6
Barcode: 9780739124055

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