Dalkey Archive Press
April 23, 2013
5.5 X 0.7 X 8.4 inches | 0.65 pounds
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About the Author
Foumiko Kometani was born in Osaka in 1930 and studied to be a painter before emigrating to the United States in 1960. She became a writer in her late 40s, and has since written 16 books and has won Japan's most prestigious literary prizes, including two Shinjinsho Prizes, the Akutagawa Prize, and Women's Literature Prize. She lives in Pacific Palisades, California with her husband, the writer Josh Greenfeld.
Mary Goebel Noguchi is a Professor of English in the College of Law at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. In addition to research and translation in the field of Japanese studies, she has taken an interest in the development of bilingualism by bicultural children in Japan and Japanese returnees. In 1995 she helped found the Japan Journal of Multilingualism and Multiculturalism and has since served as its editor.