Burnt Shadows

Burnt Shadows

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

An Orange Prize Finalist

Nagasaki, August 9, 1945. Hiroko Tanaka watches her lover from the veranda as he leaves. Sunlight streams across Urakami Valley, and then the world goes white.

In the devastating aftermath of the atomic bomb, Hiroko leaves Japan in search of new beginnings. From Delhi, amid India's cry for independence from British colonial rule, to New York City in the immediate wake of 9/11, to the novel's astonishing… (more)

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Publisher: Picador (April 27, 2009)

Collection: Picador

Language: English


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