Abandon the Old in Tokyo / Yoshihiro Tatsumi

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Identifier: FA.B61.0833
Object type: Books
Creation dates: 2009
Designed by: Adrian Tomine
Illustrated by: Yoshihiro Tatsumi
Published by: Drawn and Quarterly
Text translated by: Yuji Oniki
Second printing. Commercially offset printed, quarter bound graphic novel with illustrated cover. Book consists of manga stories, rendered in the "gekiga" style, and explores the seedy dealings of the Japanese everyman within urban underbelly of 1960s Tokyo. Stories include, "Occupied"--"Abandon the Old in Tokyo"--"The Washer"--"Beloved Monkey"--"Unpaid"--"The Hole"--"Forked Road"--"Eel". Book also includes a "Q & A" conducted by Tomine with Tatsumi in January 2006. "Edited, designed and lettered by Adrian Tomine; translated by Yuji Oniki..."-- Front matter.
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