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Ainoko by Jan Merlin

By Jan Merlin

during this scathing depiction of America’s army presence throughout the US profession of Japan, an single eastern woman is banished from domestic to elevate her Amerasian son via a US army sailor within the excitement district of Osaka. Subjected to discrimination and contempt via the nation’s tradition, the boy learns to be a pimp, a thief, and a prostitute. Being an outcast, he yearns for attractiveness but if a world-renowned eastern celeb befriends him, the boy cascades deeper into violence. inside of its problematic and searing portrayal of a vanquished humans instantly after the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jan Merlin’s masterful novel finds the customs and remnants of previous Nippon surviving amidst the ghastly rubble, until eventually twenty years of rage, discomfort, and keenness explode because the a ways East confronts West back… by itself terms.

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