Stunning and elegiac, Norwegian Wood first propelled Haruki Murakami into the forefront of the literary scene. Toru, a serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before. As Naoko retreats further into her own world, Toru finds himself drawn to a fiercely independent and sexually liberated young woman. A magnificent coming-of-age story steeped in nostalgia, Norwegian Wood blends the music, the mood, and the ethos that were the sixties with a young man's hopeless and heroic first love.
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|Grouped Work ID||7504d716-fb91-5323-767f-aa93f0a735e5|
|Grouping Title||norwegian wood|
|Grouping Author||murakami haruki|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-21 22:44:42PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-10-21 23:53:03PM|
|auth_author2||Rubin, Jay, 1941-|
|detailed_location_catalog||Green Hills - Adult Fiction|
|display_description||"Toru, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before. Toru begins to adapt to campus life and the loneliness and isolation he faces there, but Naoko finds the pressures and responsibilities of life unbearable. As she retreats further into her own world, Toru finds himself reaching out to others and drawn to a fiercely independent and sexually liberated young woman."--Back cover.|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
Green Hills Kids
College students -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Norwegian wood / Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin