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The elephant vanishes: stories by Haruki Murakami

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With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novelsA Wild Sheep ChaseandHard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDonald's in the middle of the night; and a young woman discovers that she has become irresistible to a little green monster who burrows up through her backyard. By turns haunting and hilarious,The Elephant Vanishesis further proof of Murakami's ability to cross the border between separate realities -- and to come back bearing treasure. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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9780679420576
253325919
9780307762733
9780679750536
Lexile measure:
740L
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display_description Includes the story "Barn Burning" which is now the basis for the major motion picture Burning
In the tales that make up The Elephant Vanishes, the imaginative genius that has made Haruki Murakami an international superstar is on full display.
In these stories, a man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDonald's in the middle of the night; and a young woman discovers that she has become irresistible to a little green monster who burrows up through her backyard. By turns haunting and hilarious, in The Elephant Vanishes Murakami crosses the border between separate realities—and comes back bearing remarkable treasures
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title_display The elephant vanishes / stories by Haruki Murakami
title_full The Elephant Vanishes Murakami, Haruki, 1949-, The Elephant Vanishes Stories, The elephant vanishes / stories by Haruki Murakami. translated from the Japanese by Alfred Birnbaum and Jay Rubin
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title_sub stories by Haruki Murakami
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