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In The Realm Of A Dying Emperor


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In The Realm Of A Dying Emperor by Norma Field

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Norma Field reveals the hidden fault lines in the realm of Emperor Hirohoto by telling the stories of three unlikely dissenters: a supermarket owner, an aging widow, and the mayor of Nagasaki.

Author Biography

Norma Field was born to a Japanese mother and an American father during the occupation of Japan after WWII. She is the Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor in Japanese studies in the East Asian languages and civilizations department at the University of Chicago. She is the author of The Splendor of Longing in the Tale of Genji and the translator of And Then by Natsume Soseki.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 1993
Country of Publication
United States
Vintage Books
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