Heaven: A Novel
(eAudiobook)

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Blackstone Publishing, 2021.
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9798200676842
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6h 22m 0s
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English

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mieko Kawakami., Mieko Kawakami|AUTHOR., & Scott Keiji Takeda|READER. (2021). Heaven: A Novel . Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mieko Kawakami, Mieko Kawakami|AUTHOR and Scott Keiji Takeda|READER. 2021. Heaven: A Novel. Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mieko Kawakami, Mieko Kawakami|AUTHOR and Scott Keiji Takeda|READER. Heaven: A Novel Blackstone Publishing, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mieko Kawakami, Mieko Kawakami|AUTHOR, and Scott Keiji Takeda|READER. Heaven: A Novel Blackstone Publishing, 2021.

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These raw and realistic portrayals of bullying are counterbalanced by textured exposition of the philosophical and religious debates concerning violence to which the weak are subjected.

Kawakami's simple yet profound new work stands as a dazzling testament to her literary talent. There can be little doubt that it has cemented her reputation as one of the most important young authors working to expand the boundaries of contemporary Japanese literature.
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