Goodbye Tsugumi

By: Yoshimoto, Banana

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Banana Yoshimoto's novels of young life in Japan have made her an international sensation. Goodbye Tsugumi, called a "witty, perceptive novel" by Elle, is an offbeat story of a deep and complicated friendship between two female cousins that ranks among her best work. Maria is the only daughter of an unmarried woman. She has grown up at the seaside alongside her cousin Tsugumi, a lifelong invalid, charismatic, spoiled, and occasionally cruel. Now Maria's father is finally able to bring Maria and her mother to Tokyo, ushering Maria into a world of university, impending adulthood, and a "normal" family. When Tsugumi invites maria to spend a last summer by the sea, a restful idyll becomes a time of dramatic growth as Tsugumi finds love and Maria learns the true meaning of home and family. She also has to confront both Tsugumi's inner strength and the real possibility of losing her. Goodbye Tsugumi is a beguiling, resonant novel from one of the world's fines young writers.

Title: Goodbye Tsugumi

Author Name: Yoshimoto, Banana

ISBN Number: 0802139914

ISBN-13: 9780802139917

Location Published: Grove Press: June 2003

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Like New

Categories: General Fiction

Seller ID: 85722