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The Resource Me, by Tomoyuki Hoshino ; afterword by Kenzaburo Oe ; translated by Charles De Wolf

Me, by Tomoyuki Hoshino ; afterword by Kenzaburo Oe ; translated by Charles De Wolf

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Me
Title
Me
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by Tomoyuki Hoshino ; afterword by Kenzaburo Oe ; translated by Charles De Wolf
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  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
A young Tokyoite named Hitoshi Nagano who, on a whim, takes home a cell phone belonging to Daiki Hiyama who accidentally put it on Hitoshi's tray at McDonald's. Hitoshi uses the phone to call Daiki's mother, pretending he is Daiki, and convinces her to wire him 900,000 yen. Three days later, Hitoshi returns home from work to discover Daiki's mother in his apartment, and she seems to truly believe Hitoshi is her son. Even more bizarre, Hitoshi discovers his own parents now treat him as a stranger; they, too, have a "me" living with them as Hitoshi. At a loss for what else to do, Hitoshi begins living as Daiki, and no one seems to bat an eye.
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YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoshino, Tomoyuki
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL871.O752
LC item number
M4 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōe, Kenzaburō
  • De Wolf, Charles
  • Hoshino, Tomoyuki
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Older people
  • Deception
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Japan
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • Deception
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Manners and customs
  • Older people
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • FICTION / Asian American
  • FICTION / Dystopian
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Psychological
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Me, by Tomoyuki Hoshino ; afterword by Kenzaburo Oe ; translated by Charles De Wolf
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Copyright
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"Originally published in Japanese in 2010 by Shinchosha"--Title page verso
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn959036913
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9781617754487
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016953892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)959036913
Label
Me, by Tomoyuki Hoshino ; afterword by Kenzaburo Oe ; translated by Charles De Wolf
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Japanese in 2010 by Shinchosha"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959036913
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9781617754487
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016953892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)959036913

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