Category: Kiriyama Rim Prize

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Audrey Hepburn's Neck

By: Brown, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 68

ISBN: 0671526715

Condition: Fine


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 illuminatin... View more info

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Audrey Hepburn’s Neck

By: Brown, Alan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3602

ISBN: 0671526715

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Three-Legged Horse

By: Ch'ing-wen, Cheng

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4412

Condition: 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. View more info

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My Year Of Meats

By: Ozeki, Ruth L

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1949

ISBN: 0670879045

Condition: Fine


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." View more info

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Catfish and Mandala

By: Pham, Andrew X

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4288

ISBN: 0374119740

Condition: Fine


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). View more info

Japan: A Reinterpretation

By: Smith, Patrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 1570

Condition: 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." View more info