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The Resource The great passage : a novel, Shion Miura ; translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter

The great passage : a novel, Shion Miura ; translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter

Label
The great passage : a novel
Title
The great passage
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Shion Miura ; translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"Inspired as a boy by the multiple meanings to be found for a single word in the dictionary, Kohei Araki is devoted to the notion that a dictionary is a boat to carry us across the sea of words. But after thirty-seven years creating them at Gembu Books, it's time for him to retire and find his replacement. He discovers a kindred spirit in Mitsuya Majime--a young, disheveled square peg with a penchant for collecting antiquarian books and a background in linguistics--whom he swipes from his company's sales department. Led by his new mentor and joined by an energetic, if reluctant, new recruit and an elder linguistics scholar, Majime is tasked with a career-defining accomplishment: completing The Great Passage, a comprehensive 2,900-page tome of the Japanese language. On his journey, Majime discovers friendship, romance, and an incredible dedication to his work, inspired by the bond that connects us all: words" --Back cover
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1976-
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Miura, Shion
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Carpenter, Juliet Winters
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  • Editors
  • Lexicographers
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Japanese
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Editors
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Japanese
  • Lexicographers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Japan
Label
The great passage : a novel, Shion Miura ; translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published as Fune o amu by Kobunsha Co., Ltd. in Japan in 2011"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [211]-212)
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
ocn965808697
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781477823071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)965808697
Label
The great passage : a novel, Shion Miura ; translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
Publication
Note
"First published as Fune o amu by Kobunsha Co., Ltd. in Japan in 2011"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [211]-212)
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
ocn965808697
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781477823071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)965808697

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