Housekeeper & The Professo (Paperback)

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February 2009 Indie Next List

“Set in Japan, Yoko Ogawa's novel tells the story of a housekeeper and her son, and how they are drawn into the world of a brilliant professor of mathematics with severe memory impairment. A beautiful, tender novel.”
— Lisa Stefanacci, The Book Works, Del Mar, CA

September 2009 Indie Next List

“A young, single mother is dispatched by her agency as the tenth housekeeper to try to meet the unusual demands of tending house for a mathematics professor who's suffered a serious brain injury. She not only manages to meet the challenge, but she discovers a beautiful new world for herself and her son through their unique relationship with this extraordinary man. A very tender and absolutely delightful story!”
— Linda Findlay, University Book Store, Seattle, WA

Product Details
ISBN: 9784101215235
Publisher: Shinchosha/Tsai Fong Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2005
Pages: 291