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At women"s convenience

Sue Cavanagh

At women"s convenience

a handbook on the design of women"s public toilets

by Sue Cavanagh

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Published by Women"s Design Service in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public comfort stations -- Great Britain -- Design and construction.,
  • Toilets -- Great Britain -- Design and construction.,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p82-83.

    Statementresearchedand written by Sue Cavanagh & Vron Ware.
    ContributionsWare, Veronica., Women"s Design Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15352416M
    ISBN 100951616501
    OCLC/WorldCa25124731

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      CONVENIENCE STORE WOMAN by Sayaka Murata is not a thriller or a political novel or even a sprawling multigenerational saga. Instead, it’s a slim, spare and difficult-to-define little book, both very funny and achingly sad in turns, told from the point of .   Convenience Store Woman, by Sayaka Murata, Translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori. pages. GROVE ATLANTIC, Fiction. “When morning comes, once again I’m a convenience store worker, a cog in.

    Convenience Store Woman is a slim, unsettling novel with a dark sense of humor that is largely one-note in its tone and premise: The novel represents the everyday life of Keiko Furukawa a single, middle-aged woman in one of Japan’s ubiquitous hour convenience stores/5(). Book. Convenience store woman. By Murata, Sayaka, author. Takemori, Ginny Tapley, translator. (based on Goodreads ratings) Genre Fiction. Published by Grove Press, New York. ISBN Bib Id Edition First American hardcover edition. Description


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[Sue Cavanagh; Vron Ware]. Publisher Description. The English-language debut of one of Japan’s most talented contemporary writers, selling overcopies there, Convenience Store Woman is the heartwarming and surprising story of thirty-six-year-old Tokyo resident Keiko Furukura.

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Convenience Store Woman Sayaka Murata, (, U.S.) Grove Atlantic pp. ISBN Summary Keiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she would get on in the real world. So when she takes on a job in a convenience store while at university, they are delighted for her.

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A book of great ambition, Sarah M. Broom’s memoir. “The most mundane moments in Convenience Store Woman are possessed by a weird, marvelous momentum.”. Sayaka Murata’s Convenience Store Woman, which won Japan’s Akutagawa Prize, is a novel about work—both the paid labor its female protagonist Keiko performs in her job at a convenience store chain in Tokyo, as well as the emotional labor she performs in her exhausting.

Book Summary A Japanese woman who has been working at a convenience store for 18 years, much to the disappointment of her family, finds. The book is filled with pleasing descriptions of scheduled deliveries, shelf stocking, the proper display of merchandise, and all the arcana of a well-ordered convenience store.

Still, Keiko’s unsentimental, analytic voice leads us through a story that becomes increasingly surreal. “Convenience Store Woman” is Murata’s 10th novel, and her first to be translated into English. This work has been done adroitly by Ginny Tapley Takemori. She. • Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata (translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori) is published by Portobello Books (£).

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Convenience Store Woman. Translated by Ginny Tapley Takemore. New York: Grove Press, Sayaka Murata’s short novel opens in the setting of a convenience store, where a diligent employee works in perfect harmony with the customer’s needs.

Women’s Equality Day celebrates women’s fight for equal rights; this list honors books by one of the nation’s most historically marginalized groups.Sayaka Murata is the author of many books, including Convenience Store Woman, winner of Japan’s most prestigious literary award, the Akutagawa used to work part-time in a convenience store, which inspired this novel.

Murata has been named a Freeman’s “Future of New Writing” author, and her work has appeared in Granta and elsewhere. InVogue Japan selected her as a.