Rendered with tenderness, humor, and an insider's knowledge of contemporary Japan, Losing Kei is the story of a love affair between and American expatriate artist and a tradition-bound Japanese family man. Melding the off-kilter cultural misunderstandings of Lost in Translation with the wrenching family drama of Kramer Vs. Kramer this beautifully written first novel marks the debut of an exceptional expatriate voice.
Suzanne gives an overview of the book:
Suzanne Kamata was born and raised in Michigan and is most recently from South Carolina. She is the author of the novel Losing Kei (Leapfrog Press, 2008), the picture book Playing for Papa/en el equipe de Papa (Topka Books, 2009), and the editor of three...