The Resource Scattered all over the earth, Yoko Tawada ; translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani

Scattered all over the earth, Yoko Tawada ; translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani

Label
Scattered all over the earth
Title
Scattered all over the earth
Statement of responsibility
Yoko Tawada ; translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Welcome to the not-too-distant future: Japan, having vanished from the face of the earth, is now remembered as "the land of sushi." Hiruko, its former citizen and a climate refugee herself, has a job teaching immigrant children in Denmark with her invented language Panska (Pan-Scandinavian): "homemade language. no country to stay in. three countries I experienced. insufficient space in brain. so made new language. homemade language." As she searches for anyone who can still speak her mother tongue, Hiruko soon makes new friends. Her troupe travels to France, encountering an umami cooking competition; a dead whale; an ultra-nationalist named Breivik; unrequited love; Kakuzo robots; red herrings; uranium; an Andalusian matador. Episodic and mesmerizing scenes flash vividly along, and soon they're all next off to Stockholm
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tawada, Yōko
Dewey number
895.6/35
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL862.A85
LC item number
C4713 2022
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
New Directions paperbook
Series volume
1523
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Refugees
  • Japanese
  • Language and languages
  • Climatic changes
  • Futurism
  • Voyages and travels
  • Friendship
Label
Scattered all over the earth, Yoko Tawada ; translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A New Directions paperbook original."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780811229289
Lccn
2021044581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1298287613
  • (OCoLC)1298287613
Label
Scattered all over the earth, Yoko Tawada ; translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani
Publication
Note
"A New Directions paperbook original."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780811229289
Lccn
2021044581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1298287613
  • (OCoLC)1298287613

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