Lester Higata"s 20th century

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University of Iowa Press , Iowa City
StatementBarbara Hamby.
SeriesThe John Simmons short fiction award
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A4216 L47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24081084M
ISBN 101587299186, 1587299429
ISBN 139781587299186, 9781587299421
LC Control Number2010007647

Barbara Hamby's Lester Higata's 20th Century is an amazing collection of short stories that weaves the lives of her richly developed characters into people that you know, have known, or would love to know more about.

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Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Starred Review Publishers Weekly. Winner of the Iowa Prize “Poet Hamby’s fiction debut is a story collection that begins with the last moments in the life of Lester Higata, a second-generation Japanese head of a small Honolulu family, before working backwards through time to unpack his romances, friendships, and personal history against the backdrop of an ever-evolving Hawaii.

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Thus begins Barbara Hamby's magical narrative of the life of a Japanese American man in Honolulu. The quietly beautiful linked. The book won't be published until October, but when it does come out, I strongly recommend it - for the story, and for the inherent poetry.

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