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    Publisher: Canongate

    My Year of Meats

    £9.99
    Ruth Ozeki's acclaimed debut novel is 'marvellously funny and passionate' (Jane Smiley) and 'a joy to read' (Elle)
    ISBN: 9781782111146
    AuthorRuth Ozeki
    Pub Date01/08/2013
    BindingPaperback
    Pages448
    Availability: Available to Order

    In a single eye-opening year, two women, worlds apart, experience parallel awakenings.

    In New York, Jane Takagi-Little has landed a job producing Japanese docu-soap My American Wife! But as she researches the consumption of meat in the American home, she begins to realize that her ruthless search for a story is deeply compromising her morals.

    Meanwhile, in Tokyo, housewife Akiko Ueno diligently prepares the recipes from Jane's programme. Struggling to please her husband, she increasingly doubts her commitment to the life she has fallen into.

    As Jane and Akiko both battle to assert their individuality on opposite sides of the globe, they are drawn together in a startling story of strength, courage, love.

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    In a single eye-opening year, two women, worlds apart, experience parallel awakenings.

    In New York, Jane Takagi-Little has landed a job producing Japanese docu-soap My American Wife! But as she researches the consumption of meat in the American home, she begins to realize that her ruthless search for a story is deeply compromising her morals.

    Meanwhile, in Tokyo, housewife Akiko Ueno diligently prepares the recipes from Jane's programme. Struggling to please her husband, she increasingly doubts her commitment to the life she has fallen into.

    As Jane and Akiko both battle to assert their individuality on opposite sides of the globe, they are drawn together in a startling story of strength, courage, love.