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An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro

Date and Time: September 18, 2019, 7:00 PM CT

Location: Newton Public Library, 720 Oak St, Newton
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From the TALK series, Encountering Asia
Discussion Leader: Rosemary Kolich

This novel brings the world of mid-20th century Japan to life. The story follows an artist, Masuji Ono, through his early years in the pre-war teahouse culture, his growing support of wartime militarism, and finally his postwar confrontations with that legacy and its consequences for his family.

Sponsored by: Newton Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Daniel Eells
(316) 283-2890
http://www.newtonplks.org

 

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