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The tale of Genji : a novel in six parts

by:Murasaki Shikibu, 978?-

The Tale of Genji is one of the world's earliest novels, written in the 11th century. The novel's plot centers on the romantic relationships of the noble hero Genji.

Editions:1120  Date:1537 - 2019  Genre(s):Parables, Romances, Romances, Parables, Romances

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Hiroshima

by:Hersey, John, 1914-1993

Describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast.

Editions:366  Date:1943 - 2019  Genre(s):History, War fiction

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Memoirs of a geisha : a novel

by:Golden, Arthur, 1957-

A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a patron. When he dies, she is reunited with the only man she loved.

Editions:436  Date:1997 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, War fiction

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Kimi ni todoke = : From me to you : Vol. 1

by:Shiina, Karuho

"Sawako Kuronuma is the perfect heroine ... for a horror movie. Nicknamed "Sadako" after the haunting movie character, everyone is afraid to come near her for fear of being cursed. But underneath her scary exterior lies an ordinary teenager who just wants to make friends. After an eventful Christmas with her classmates, Sawako is super excited when Chizu and Ayane invite her to come with them to the shrine on New Year's Eve, which happens to be her birthday. But what she doesn't count on is her friends' birthday surprise--to get her to go alone with Kazehaya-kun! "

Editions:143  Date:2005 - 2018  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Comic books, strips, etc, Young adult works, Love stories

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The cat who went to heaven

by:Coatsworth, Elizabeth, 1893-1986

In ancient Japan a struggling artist is angered when his housekeeper brings home a tiny white cat he can barely afford to feed.

Editions:98  Date:1464 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, History, Religious fiction, Religious fiction

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Grandfather's journey

by:Say, Allen

A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries.

Editions:43  Date:1993 - 2014  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Picture books, Picture books

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Boys over flowers : Hana yori dango : [vol.] 1 =

by:Kamio, Yōko

A girl from a middle class family goes to a private high school dominated by spoiled rich children. Despite constant bullying by many students, she wins the attention of the leader of one of the boys' groups. Eventually the students begin to learn that is more to a person than their wealth.

Editions:289  Date:1992 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Comic books, strips, etc, Comic books, strips, etc, Juvenile works

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Shōgun : a novel of Japan

by:Clavell, James

After John Blackthorne shipwrecks in Japan, he makes himself useful to a feudal lord in a power struggle with another and becomes a samurai.

Editions:267  Date:1968 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

by:Coerr, Eleanor

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, Leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Editions:94  Date:1977 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, History, Literature, Biographies, Literature

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Neuromancer

by:Gibson, William, 1948-

Case, a burned out computer whiz, is asked to steal a security code that is locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system.

Editions:258  Date:1984 - 2018  Genre(s):Science fiction, Cyberpunk fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, Cyberpunk fiction

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