FamousSuicides
Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire: A Novel
By David Mura; Coffee House Press, 2008
Ben Ohara is a struggling historian and the sole surviving member of his family. His father, a No-No Boy during WWII, committed suicide, his brilliant astrophysicist brother mysteriously disappeared in the Mojave Desert, and his mother died with her secrets; pb $14.95

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