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Dreaming Pachinko

(The third book in the Billy Chaka series)
A novel by

Tokyo, July 2001: Hard-boiled reporter Billy Chaka is back in the neon metropolis interviewing a has-been pop singer turned pachinko fanatic for Youth in Asia magazine. Looks like an easy assignment until he witnesses a beautiful young woman suffer a seizure in the Lucky Benten pachinko hall. When she is later found dead beneath the expressway, Chaka becomes embroiled in an apparent blackmail plot involving a Ministry of Construction official, a brash nineteen-year-old girl, a shadowy entity known only as "Mr. Bojangles," and four silent figures who have a penchant for showing up uninvited inside Chaka's hotel room.

As the bodies pile up and the mystery deepens, Chaka must untangle the lies, obsessions, and seemingly supernatural events that link the dead woman to a forgotten, bloody incident from the desperate closing days of World War II. Spellbinding and hilarious, Dreaming Pachinko will take you on a surreal thrill- ride through the city of the future -- a place where no one can escape the past.


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Hardback Editions

May 2003 : USA Hardback

Title: Dreaming Pachinko
Author(s): Isaac Adamson
ISBN: 1-4177-0100-5 / 978-1-4177-0100-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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Paperback Editions

May 2003 : USA Paperback

Title: Dreaming Pachinko
Author(s): Isaac Adamson
ISBN: 0-06-051623-2 / 978-0-06-051623-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA