The Resource Sputnik sweetheart, Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel

Sputnik sweetheart, Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel

Label
Sputnik sweetheart
Title
Sputnik sweetheart
Statement of responsibility
Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty-two year-old Sumire is in love for the first time - with a woman seventeen years her senior. But whereas Miu is a glamorous and successful older woman with a taste for classical music and fine wine, Sumire is an aspiring writer who dresses in an oversized second-hand coat and heavy boots like a character in a Jack Kerouac novel. Surprised that she might, after all, be a lesbian, Sumire spends hours on the phone talking to her best friend K. about the big questions in life: what is sexual desire and should she ever tell Miu how she feels about her? K., a primary school teacher, is used to answering questions, but what he most wants to say to Sumire is, "I love you." He consoles himself by having an affair with the mother of one of his pupils. But when a desperate Miu calls him out of the blue from a sunny Greek island and asks for his help, he soon discovers that all is not as it seems and something very strange has happened to Sumire
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murakami, Haruki
Dewey number
895.635
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lesbianism
  • Missing persons
  • Japan
Label
Sputnik sweetheart, Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Spautoniku no koibito
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780099448471
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099448471
Label
Sputnik sweetheart, Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Spautoniku no koibito
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780099448471
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099448471

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