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Lester Higata's 20th century

Author: Barbara Hamby
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2010.
Series: John Simmons short fiction award.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of connected stories about the romances, friendships, and personal history of a second-generation Japanese head of a small Honolulu family.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Hamby
ISBN: 9781587299186 1587299186
OCLC Number: 537652495
Notes: Linked short stories.
Description: x, 161 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lester Higata's string theory --
Paradise --
Iniki chicken --
Mr. Manago's mango trees --
The Li hing mui fiasco --
Linda Higata's room --
Lani dances the zombie hula in L.A. --
Lester Higata and the orchid of divine retribution --
Sayonara, Mrs. Higata --
The thirty names of Kū --
Invasion of the Haoles --
Katherine Higata and the four Japanese ladies --
Lester Higata in love.
Series Title: John Simmons short fiction award.
Responsibility: Barbara Hamby.

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""Lester Higata knew his life was about to end when he walked out on the lanai behind his house in Makiki and saw his long-dead father sitting in a lawn chair near the little greenhouse where Lester  Read more...
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Barbara Hamby loves her characters and trusts them, and it shows on every page of these deeply imagined and beautifully rendered stories. Each story seems like a gift, and the collection as a whole Read more...

 
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