"A journey to Japan seen through the eyes of two Brazilians: Haruki and Celina. Through a counterpoint of narration and text, and with reference to haiku by seventeenth-century master Matsuo Basho, the pair's losses and struggles unfold"--Provided by publisher.
Adriana Lisboa, born in Rio de Janeiro, holds degrees in music and literature and has worked as a flautist, Brazilian Jazz singer, and music teacher. The author of eleven books, including six novels and a collection of short stories, she was awarded the Jose Saramago Prize in 2003 for Sinfonia em branco (Symphony in White, TTUP, 2009). Her books have been published in France, Italy, Sweden, and Mexico, among other countries, and she has translated into Portuguese such authors as Cormac McCarthy and Marilynne Robinson. She currently lives in Colorado.Sarah Green, who holds degrees from the University of Texas and Stanford University, is a translator and interpreter based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil."
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