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Tokyo Sketches: Short Stories

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Published February 1st 1993 by Kodansha
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Jana
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Recommends it for: Christy, short story lovers
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A collection of short stories about Tokyo. Pete Hamill's love of baseball comes out, as does his understanding about people in large cities.
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Pete Hamill is a novelist, essayist and journalist whose career has endured for more than forty years. He was born in Brooklyn, N. Y. in 1935, the oldest of seven children of immigrants from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He attended Catholic schools as a child. He left school at 16 to work in the Brooklyn Navy Yard as a sheetmetal worker, and then went on to the United States Navy. While serving in t ...more
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