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A Personal Matter

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Oe's most important novel, A Personal Matter, has been called by The New York Times "close to a perfect novel." In A Personal Matter, Oe has chosen a difficult, complex though universal subject: how does one face and react to the birth of an abnormal child? Bird, the protagonist, is a young man of 27 with antisocial tendencies who more than once in his life, when confronted with a critical problem, has "cast himself adrift on a sea of whisky like a besotted Robinson Crusoe." But he has never faced a crisis as ...

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A Personal Matter
2021, Tuttle Shokai Inc, Kawasaki

ISBN-13: 9784805306413

Paperback

A Personal Matter
1998, MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9780330344357

Spanish

Hardcover

A Personal Matter
1994, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802150615

Trade paperback

Personal Matter
1970, Grove/Atlantic

ISBN-13: 9780394171418

Trade paperback

Personal Matter
1969, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780297178125

Hardcover

A Personal Matter
Ingram

ISBN-13: 9780394176505

Hardcover

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