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Harmless Like You

(2016)
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"Rowan Hisayo Buchanan's passionate, gorgeously-written debut novel investigates harmlessness and harm, power and vulnerability, free will and fate."
Ellis Avery


"With kaleidoscopic prose and characters all too human, HARMLESS LIKE YOU is an unforgettable debut, as rich in darkness and light as it is in color."
Chloe Benjamin


"Sublime - calm, profound, beautifully controlled and with startling splashes of colour."
Chris Cleave


"This brilliant debut novel by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is cause for celebration."
Lorrie Moore


"What a beautiful book. So measured and confident for a debut - really impressive stuff."
Emma Jane Unsworth


SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 AUTHOR'S CLUB FIRST NOVEL AWARD
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 JHALAK PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 BAMB READERS AWARD FOR BREAKTHROUGH AUTHOR
'This brilliant debut novel by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is cause for celebration.' LORRIE MOORE
Written in startlingly beautiful prose, HARMLESS LIKE YOU is set across New York, Berlin and Connecticut, following the stories of Yuki Oyama, a Japanese girl fighting to make it as an artist, and Yuki's son Jay who, as an adult in the present day, is forced to confront his mother who abandoned him when he was only two years old.
HARMLESS LIKE YOU is an unforgettable novel about the complexities of identity, art, adolescent friendships and familial bonds, offering a unique exploration of love, loneliness and reconciliation.

Genre: Literary Fiction
 
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Used availability for Rowan Hisayo Buchanan's Harmless Like You


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Hardback Editions

February 2017 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You: A Novel
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
ISBN: 1-324-00074-0 / 978-1-324-00074-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

August 2016 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
ISBN: 1-4736-3832-1 / 978-1-4736-3832-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
ISBN: 1-4736-3834-8 / 978-1-4736-3834-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
ISBN: 1-4736-3833-X / 978-1-4736-3833-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

February 2017 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You: A Novel
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
ISBN: 1-68168-469-1 / 978-1-68168-469-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2017 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You: A Novel
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You: A Novel
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   

August 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon CA   

August 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Harmless Like You
Author(s): Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   


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