The hole
(Book)

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Contributors
Boyd, David translator.
Published
New York : New Directions, 2020.
Status
Glencarlyn - Adult Fiction  1 available
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Format
Book
Edition
English language edition.
Physical Desc
92 pages ; 20 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9780811228879, 0811228878

Notes

General Note
"NDP 1460" -- spine; "first published as New Directions paperbook 1487 in 2020" --Title page verso.
General Note
"Originally published in 2014 as Ana by Shinchosha Publishing Co., Tokyo."--Title page verso.
Description
"Asa's husband is transferring jobs, and his new office is located near his family's home in the countryside. During an exceptionally hot summer, the young married couple move in, and Asa does her best to quickly adjust to their new rural lives, to their remoteness, to the constant presence of her in-laws and the incessant buzz of cicadas. While her husband is consumed with his job, Asa is left to explore her surroundings on her own: she makes trips to the supermarket, halfheartedly looks for work, and tries to find interesting ways of killing time. One day, while running an errand for her mother-in-law, she comes across a strange creature, follows it to the embankment of a river, and ends up falling into a hole-a hole that seems to have been made specifically for her. This is the first in a series of bizarre experiences that drive Asa deeper into the mysteries of this rural landscape filled with eccentric characters and unidentifiable creatures, leading her to question her role in this world, and eventually, her sanity"--,Provided by publisher.
Language
In English. Translated from Japanese.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Oyamada, H., & Boyd, D. (2020). The hole (English language edition.). New Directions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Oyamada, Hiroko, 1983- and David Boyd. 2020. The Hole. New York: New Directions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Oyamada, Hiroko, 1983- and David Boyd. The Hole New York: New Directions, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Oyamada, Hiroko, and David Boyd. The Hole English language edition., New Directions, 2020.

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