December 6

December 6

A Novel

Book - 2002
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A New York Times Bestseller From Martin Cruz Smith, #1 bestselling author and "one of America's best writers" (The New York Times Book Review), comes another audacious novel of exotic locales, intimate intrigues, and the mysteries of the human heart. Set in the crazed, nationalistic Tokyo of late 1941, "December 6" explores the coming world war through the other end of history's prism -- a prism held by the unforgettable rogue and lover, Harry Niles. Raised by missionary parents, Harry should be as American as apple pie. But he was also reared in the aesthetics of Shinto and educated in the dance halls and backroom poker games of Tokyo's shady underworld. On the eve of Pearl Harbor, Harry must decide where his allegiance lies.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002.
ISBN: 9780671775926
0671775928
9780684872537
0684872536
Characteristics: 339 p. ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: December six

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mspryor
Aug 31, 2017

I love all of Mr. Smith's stories but this is by far my favorite. Some dark comedy mixed with a strange story indeed. Extremely entertaining.

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ADULT_SUMMER
Jun 24, 2014

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fact or fiction---an intriguing take on the time before Pearl Harbor, set in Japan, great story.

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