Tokyo Ueno station / Yu Miri ; translated by Morgan Giles.

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    • Publication Information:
      First American edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "A surreal, devastating story of a homeless ghost who haunts one of Tokyo's busiest train stations. Kazu is dead. Born in Fukushima in 1933, the same year as the Japanese Emperor, his life is tied by a series of coincidences to the Imperial family and has been shaped at every turn by modern Japanese history. But his life story is also marked by bad luck, and now, in death, he is unable to rest, doomed to haunt the park near Ueno Station in Tokyo. Kazu's life in the city began and ended in that park; he arrived there to work as a laborer in the preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and ended his days living in the vast homeless village in the park, traumatized by the destruction of the 2011 tsunami and shattered by the announcement of the 2020 Olympics. Through Kazu's eyes, we see daily life in Tokyo buzz around him and learn the intimate details of his personal story, how loss and society's inequalities and constrictions spiraled towards this ghostly fate, with moments of beauty and grace just out of reach. A powerful masterwork from one of Japan's most brilliant outsider writers, Tokyo Ueno Station is a book for our times and a look into a marginalized existence in a shiny global megapolis"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Notes:
      "First published in Japan by Kawade Shobō Shinsha as JR Ueno-eki Koen-guchi, Tokyo, 2014. First published in Great Britain in paperback in English by Tilted Axis Press, London, 2019"--Title page verso.
      Translated from the Japanese.
    • Other Titles:
      JR Ueno-eki kōenguchi. English
    • ISBN:
      9780593088029
      0593088026
    • Accession Number:
      2019052105
    • Accession Number:
      on1127547912
      1127547912
    • Accession Number:
      fay.707402
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      YŪ, M.; GILES, M. Tokyo Ueno station. First American edition. [s. l.]: Riverhead Books, 2020. ISBN 9780593088029. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.707402. Acesso em: 25 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Yū M, Giles M. Tokyo Ueno Station. First American edition. Riverhead Books; 2020. Accessed October 25, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.707402
    • APA:
      Yū, M., & Giles, M. (2020). Tokyo Ueno station (First American edition.). Riverhead Books.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Yū, Miri, and Morgan Giles. 2020. Tokyo Ueno Station. First American edition. Riverhead Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.707402.
    • Harvard:
      Yū, M. and Giles, M. (2020) Tokyo Ueno station. First American edition. Riverhead Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.707402 (Accessed: 25 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Yū, M & Giles, M 2020, Tokyo Ueno station, First American edition., Riverhead Books, viewed 25 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Yū, Miri, and Morgan Giles. Tokyo Ueno Station. First American edition., Riverhead Books, 2020. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.707402.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Yū, Miri, and Morgan Giles. Tokyo Ueno Station. First American edition. Riverhead Books, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.707402.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Yū M, Giles M. Tokyo Ueno station [Internet]. First American edition. Riverhead Books; 2020 [cited 2020 Oct 25]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.707402