A quiet life

ISBN: 0802115977, 9780802115973
OCLC Number: 246980424
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Kenzaburo Oe
Translator: Kunioki Yanagishita, William Wetherall
Language: en
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Place: New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1990
English Publication Date: 1996
Notes: Japanese title: Shizuka-na-seikatsu. Contents: A quiet life, Abandoned children of this planet, The guide (Stalker), A robot's nightmare, Sadness of the novel, Diary as home
Abstract: A Japanese novelist and his wife move to America, leaving the children behind. It befalls to the eldest daughter to look after a younger sister and a handicapped brother. The novel is a memoir of her experience.