The Typist

The Typist

Book - 2010
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Assigned to post-World War II Japan in the first year of the occupation, military typist Van finds his distinctly Western values tested by the Communist culture, his duties as a babysitter for General MacArthur's son and startling news from his young war bride.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780802119506
Branch Call Number: KNIGHT
Characteristics: 190 p. ; 20 cm


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May 05, 2014

A beautifully written short book/long short story about a different time. Relationships, love and forgiveness drive the story which is not always happy or pretty.

emaassen Feb 18, 2011

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