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By Jan Merlin

during this scathing depiction of America’s army presence in the course of the US career of Japan, an single eastern lady is banished from domestic to elevate her Amerasian son via a US army sailor within the excitement district of Osaka. Subjected to discrimination and contempt by means of the nation’s tradition, the boy learns to be a pimp, a thief, and a prostitute. Being an outcast, he yearns for recognition but if a world-renowned jap superstar befriends him, the boy cascades deeper into violence. inside its elaborate and searing portrayal of a vanquished humans instantly after the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jan Merlin’s masterful novel unearths the customs and remnants of outdated Nippon surviving amidst the ghastly rubble, until eventually twenty years of rage, soreness, and fervour explode because the some distance East confronts West back… by itself terms.

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