Anne's Cradle The Life and Works of Hanako Muraoka, Japanese Translator of Anne of Green Gables.

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The name Hanako Muraoka is revered in Japan. Her Japanese translation of L. M. Montgomery's beloved children's classic "Anne of Green Gables" was the catalyst for the book's massive and enduring popularity in Japan. From rural Japan to mid-century Tokyo, this book tells the complex and captivating story of a woman who came of age in conservative twentieth-century Japan, and risked everything to bring the best of children's literature to her people, and cultivated a literary career that led generations of Japanese readers to fall in love with a plucky redhead from Prince Edward Island.

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Nimbus Publishing 2021/05
[Trade Paperback]
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