Turning Japanese

Turning Japanese

Book - 2009
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The Devil Wears Prada meets Lost in Translation in this irresistible new novel from L. A. Woman author Cathy Yardley

Meet Lisa Falloya, an aspiring half-Japanese, half-Italian American manga artist who follows her bliss by moving to Tokyo to draw the Japanese-style comics she's been reading for years. Leaving behind the comforts of a humdrum desk job and her workaholic fianc#65533;e, Lisa has everything planned---right down to a room with a nice Japanese family---but hasn't taken into account that being half-Asian and enthusiastic isn't going to cut it. Faced with an exacting boss and a conniving "big fish" manga author, Lisa risks her wedding, her friends, and her fears for a shot at making it big.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312378806
0312378807
Branch Call Number: FICTION Yardley Cathy 05/2009
Characteristics: 310 p. ;,21 cm.

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