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Author: Alessandro Baricco
The year is 1861. Herve Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their gemlike eggs. Then circumstances compel him to travel farther, beyond the edge of the known, to a country legendary for the quality of its silk and its hostility to foreigners: Japan. There Joncour meets a woman. They do not touch; they do no...  more »
ISBN: 327480
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 91
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Publisher: Harvill Press
Book Type: Paperback
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Translated from the Italian by Guido Waldman. Posted w/o ISBN#, both ISBN#s in the book are fixed as hardback on PBS system.