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Kiriyama Rim Prize

Kiriyama Rim Prize

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Audrey Hepburn's Neck, Brown, Alan
1 Brown, Alan Audrey Hepburn's Neck
NY Pocket Books 1996 0671526715 / 9780671526719 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Advance Reading Copy Signed by Author
This is an Advance Reading Copy of the author's debut that has been SIGNED by Alan Brown on the title page! Winner of the inaugural Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. A novel which illuminates the clash between Japanese and American cultures. A thoroughly charming novel of Americans seen through Japanese eyes, of love's myriad definitions, and of the unwavering human longing to make things turn out right, "Audrey Hepburn's Neck" capturs our hearts while illuminating our common humanity. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Audrey Hepburn’s Neck, Brown, Alan
2 Brown, Alan Audrey Hepburn’s Neck
NY Pocket Books 1996 0671526715 / 9780671526719 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the author's debut has been SIGNED by Alan Brown on the title page! Winner of the inaugural Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. A novel which illuminates the clash between Japanese and American cultures. A thoroughly charming novel of Americans seen through Japanese eyes, of love's myriad definitions, and of the unwavering human longing to make things turn out right, "Audrey Hepburn's Neck" capturs our hearts while illuminating our common humanity. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Ch'ing-wen, Cheng Three-Legged Horse
NY Columbia University Press 1999 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
This is a Review Copy (Publisher's Publicity materials laid-in) of the 1999 Kiriyama Fiction Prize winner. Here are twelve moving short stories about Taiwan and its people by one of the island's most popular writers, Vheng Ch'ing-wen. Focusing primarily on village life and the effects of modernization on Taiwan in the postwar years, Cheng is one of the most respected of the island's "nativist" writers, yet this is his first book to be translated into English.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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My Year Of Meats, Ozeki, Ruth L
4 Ozeki, Ruth L My Year Of Meats
NY Viking 1998 0670879045 / 9780670879045 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Ruth Ozecki on the title page! The debut novel from this independent filmmake - it was the Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize for 1998. Dustjacket praise from Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha) calling "'My Year of Meats' a sensitive and compelling portrait of two modern women." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Catfish and Mandala, Pham, Andrew X
5 Pham, Andrew X Catfish and Mandala
New York, New York FSG 1999 0374119740 / 9780374119744 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Andrew X. Pham on the title page! A poignant, lyrical tale of an American odyssey - a solo bicycle voyage around the Pacific Rim to Vietnam - made by a young Vietnamese-American man in pursuit of both his adopted homeland and his forsaken fatherland. Named as Co-winner of the 1999 Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize (Three-Legged Horse by Cheng Ch’ing-Wen the other Co-winner). 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Smith, Patrick Japan: A Reinterpretation
NY Pantheon 1997 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
Winner of the 1997 Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. Begun in 1996, the $30,000 prize is awarded each year to recognize books that promote greater understanding among people of the Pacific Rim. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A radically against-the-grain appraisal of Japan and the Japanese from a journalist who spent many years on the Asia beat."  
Price: 30.00 USD
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