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Book Information: Lake, the

Lake, the (1954) [Novel]
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This book tells the story of a former schoolteacher named Gimpei Momoi. Beginning in Karuizawa, the novel alternates between the now middle-aged Momoi and recurring memories of a lake from his hometown, and his interactions with a number of women, beginning with a relative and the uncomfortable circumstances surrounding a death in his family.

Original title: みづうみ (Mizuumi)
Original languages: Japanese


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Lake

The Lake (1974)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Reiko Tsukimura
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The Lake (July 8, 2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Kodansha International
ISBN: 9784770030016
Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.2 x 0.6 in
Pages: 168

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