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Convenience store woman

Convenience store woman

Murata, Sayaka, 1979- author; Takemori, Ginny Tapley, translator

Keiko has never really fitted in. At school and university people find her odd and her family worries she'll never be normal. To appease them, Keiko takes a job at a newly opened convenience store. Here, she finds peace and purpose in the simple, daily tasks and routine interactions. She is, she comes to understand, happiest as a convienience store worker. But in Keiko's social circlel it just won't do for an unmarried woman to spend all her time stacking shelves and re-ordering green tea

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Published London: Granta, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Sayaka Murata ; translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori
ISBN: 1846276837, 9781846276835
Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Physical Description: 176 pages ; 22 cm
Uniform Title: Conbini ningen. English