By Sara Backer
'Japan itself is the comedian hero of yankee Fuji'sweet and humorous, unhappy and inspiring.'
Gaby Stanton, an American professor residing in Japan, has misplaced her task instructing English at Shizuyama collage. (No one will inform her precisely why.) Alex Thorn, an American psychologist, is mourning his son, a Shizuyama alternate scholar who used to be killed in an twist of fate. (No one will inform him precisely how.) Alex has come to this totally international position to discover the reality, and now Gaby is serving as his translator and consultant. the most important to studying eastern, she retains telling him, is knowing what's no longer being stated. And during this "deft and delightful" (Karen pleasure Fowler) novel, the unsaid truths approximately every thing from paintings and like to ailment and dying solid a deafening silence-and tower within the heritage like Mount Fuji itself.
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American Fuji by Sara Backer