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2 edition of Mystery in Little Tokyo. found in the catalog.

Mystery in Little Tokyo.

Frank Bonham

Mystery in Little Tokyo.

by Frank Bonham

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Kazue Mizumura.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B6415 Mx
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5979133M
LC Control Number66006995
OCLC/WorldCa1384085

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Mystery in Little Tokyo book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In downtown Los Angeles there is an intriguing Japanese area known /5.

All the kaleidoscopeic wonder of Little Tokyo is here, mirrored in exquisite detailed drawings by Kazue Mizumura.

With fine touches of humor and the sure knowledge of contemporary children, Frank Bonham has created a tightly-knit mystery that his young readers will thouroughly enjoy unraveling.4/5(1). Perhaps I had higher hopes for the story because I know Little Tokyo and expected something more polished and creative, but that's me.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. bermpohl. out of 5 stars Difficult to recommend this book. Reviewed in Cited by: 1. Get this from a library. Mystery in Little Tokyo.

[Frank Bonham] -- Danny and Carol Nomura, on vacation visiting their grandparents in Little Tokyo, become involved in strange happenings over an antique samurai sword. Set in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, the mystery unfolds around interesting little lessons on subjects as wide-ranging as woodblock prints, Latino culture, the game of Go, Japanese American history and social ritual, and the intricacies of plotting a mystery weekend.

The city and neighborhood are evoked in especially vivid detail; food, in /5(19). Death in Little Tokyo is the first book written by an Asian American to win major mystery awards.

It won an Anthony Award, a Macavity Award, and was nominated for an Agatha Award. Because it provides an insider’s view of Japanese-American culture, it was even used in Cited by: 1. Condition: Very good, no dust jacket. This copy of Mystery in Little Tokyo, by Frank Bonham, is a hardcover in decorated boards, published by Weekly Reader [ Seller Rating: % positive.

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written in Japanese. If you find yourself in Little Tokyo without a plan or just plain lost, stop into the Koban Center on the corner of 1st Street. Known for being Little Tokyo’s information and community hub the Koban is a great spot to learn about local attractions, current events, festivals, locating a hotel, restaurant recommendations and more.

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Tags: crime, detective, japanese, mystery, underasian-mystery, underfiction, undermystery likes Like Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes. An edgy mystery set in postwar Japan intwo years after the Japanese surrender. Tokyo is in shambles. As a matter of survival, black markets spring up.

Murder, Yakuza tattoos, shadows of the A-bomb devastation, and more are dealt out in poignant doses. Vivid and memorable. The original novel was translated into English in We recommend booking Little Tokyo tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

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It would take tremendous style and atmosphere, of course, to transform this familiar, short-story-ish plot into a satisfying novel.

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