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I have lived in Japan for ten years and I can relate to this novel immensely, it captures the essence of the Japanese identity struggle to embrace all things western with their own... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Thea McEachern
Toshi Okamoto was born on a Japanese island. He had a fascination about American things such as movies, movie stars and Audrey Hepburn. Read morePublished on May 15, 2013 by michael a. draper
This book was published in 1996 by the U.S. filmmaker and author Alan Brown. It told the story of a Japanese man, aged 30, who'd come to Tokyo from Hokkaido to work. Read morePublished on February 27, 2011 by Reader in Tokyo
The Neck in the title is the foundation of T's erotic fascination with Europeans. He had seen Audrey Hepburn in a movie when he was nine and his mother had remarked on the beauty... Read morePublished on April 26, 2008 by Lynn Hoffman, author:Radiation Days: A Comedy
Toshi Okamato is attracted to Western women, all because of a childhood vision of Audrey Hepburn in a film. Read morePublished on May 30, 2007 by M. Feldman
I read this book years ago based solely on the title which stood out to me as I passed it on the library shelf. It was nothing like what I expected. Read morePublished on April 27, 2007 by a Reader
It has an interesting twist in that it is told in the voice of a young Japanese man (half Japanese as it turns out - but that's part of the family secrets not disclosed until late... Read morePublished on January 6, 2007 by Reader in Virginia
I've had this book on my Wish List for a long time after seeing a review in the newspaper a few years back. I finally got around to purchasing it, and I'm glad that I did. Read morePublished on December 28, 2006 by tttooommm
Late in the novel, Toshi notices that his mother is now old, and that the skin of her hands looks like onionskin. Read morePublished on October 7, 2005 by Richard L. Goldfarb