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This is an auction for THE ELECTRICAL FIELD by Kerri Sakamoto.

Amazon.com review:

“Winner of the Commonwealth Prize for First Fiction, finalist for the Canadian Governor General Award, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, THE ELECTRICAL FIELD is a haunting novel about memory and murder, the unusual friendship between an aging Japanese-Canadian woman and a young girl desperate to uncover the truth. When the beautiful Chisako and her lover are found murdered in a park, members of a small Ontario suburb in the 1970s must finally acknowledge certain truths about one another and the way their community has been shaped by the shadow of World War II internment camps. With all the suspense of a psychological thriller, THE ELECTRICAL FIELD exposes all those implicated in the murders. Kerri Sakamoto invokes a Japanese sense of the relativity of memory and reliability of consciousness. Miss Saito, middle-aged, caring for her elderly, bed-ridden father and her distracted younger brother, on the surface seems to be a passive observer. But her own past and her craving for emotional connection will prove to have profound consequences. A masterful and elegant story of passion, memory, and regret, THE ELECTRICAL FIELD reaches deep into the past.”

More very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Hardback 1999.

305 pages.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95 (ordinary post) or $5.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $8.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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