The Name of the Flower by Kuniko Mukoda
(Rock Spring Collection of Japanese Literature)

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A collection of sharply observed stories revealing the secret strengths and sadnesses of modern Japanese women and their families.

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Mukoda was born in Tokyo in 1929. A scriptwriter known for her domestic dramas for radio and television, she died in a tragic plane crash in 1981. She was awarded the prestigious Naoki Prize for Popular Fiction in 1981. Tomone Matsumoto has taught in the United States and Australia and is coeditor of the Showa Anthology of Japanese Literature.
Published September 1, 1994 by Stone Bridge Press. 152 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Widely respected in Japan, Mukoda (1929-1981) humorously mixes Eastern tradition with Western values in these tales, which have been superbly rendered into English.

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