The elephant vanishes: Stories
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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|Grouping Title||elephant vanishes|
|Grouping Author||murakami haruki|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-06-26 22:45:28PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-06-26 13:13:42PM|
|detailed_location_catalog||Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction, Southeast - Adult Fiction|
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
|isbn||9780307762733, 9780679420576, 9780679750536|
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|literary_form_full||Fiction, Short Stories|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000046785|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|A. A. Knopf :|1993.|327 pages ; 22 cm, overdrive:13048560-c9c9-46d8-94c7-0e61f24a5142|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2010||
|subject_facet||Humorous stories, Japan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Murakami, Haruki, -- 1949- -- Translations into English, Short stories|
|title_display||The elephant vanishes|
|title_full||The Elephant Vanishes Stories, The elephant vanishes / stories by Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Alfred Birnbaum and Jay Rubin|
|title_short||The elephant vanishes|
|topic_facet||Fantasy, Fiction, Humorous stories, Murakami, Haruki, Short Stories, Social life and customs, Translations into English|