Goodbye Tsugumi

Banana Yoshimoto’s novels of young life in Japan have made her an international sensation. Goodbye Tsugumi is an offbeat story of a deep and complicated friendship between two female cousins that ranks among her best work.

Goodbye Tsugumi

Goodbye Tsugumi

In this “witty, perceptive novel”, a young woman moves to Tokyo and encounters the world of university enrollment and impending adulthood (Elle). Banana Yoshimoto’s novels of young life in Japan have made her an international sensation. Goodbye Tsugumi is an offbeat story of a deep and complicated friendship between two female cousins that ranks among her best work. Maria is the only daughter of an unmarried woman. She has grown up at the seaside alongside her cousin Tsugumi, a lifelong invalid, charismatic, spoiled, and occasionally cruel. Now Maria’s father is finally able to bring Maria and her mother to Tokyo, ushering Maria into a world of university, impending adulthood, and a “normal” family. When Tsugumi invites Maria to spend a last summer by the sea, a restful idyll becomes a time of dramatic growth as Tsugumi finds love and Maria learns the true meaning of home and family. She also has to confront both Tsugumi’s inner strength and the real possibility of losing her. Goodbye Tsugumi is a beguiling, resonant novel from one of the world’s finest young writers.

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Goodbye Tsugumi
Language: un
Pages: 192
Authors: Banana Yoshimoto
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-15 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

In this “witty, perceptive novel”, a young woman moves to Tokyo and encounters the world of university enrollment and impending adulthood (Elle). Banana Yoshimoto’s novels of young life in Japan have made her an international sensation. Goodbye Tsugumi is an offbeat story of a deep and complicated friendship between two
Goodbye Tsugumi
Language: un
Pages:
Authors: Banana Yoshimoto
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-06-01 - Publisher: Turtleback Books

When charismatic and spoiled Tsugumi invites her cousin Maria to spend a last summer by the sea, a restful idyll becomes a time of dramatic growth as Tsugumi finds love and Maria learns the true meaning of home and family. A 2002 Kiriyama Prize Book.
For Younger Readers; Braille and Talking Books
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Banana Yoshimoto
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Books about For Younger Readers; Braille and Talking Books
Braille Books
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Categories: Blind
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Books about Braille Books
Elle
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Categories: Fashion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

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