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Yasunari Kawabata suicide ? death...

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April 17, 1972

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1972

* Yasunari Kawabata suicide ? death
* Japanese novelist & short Story writer

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Kawabata, Japanese Novelist Who Won on Nobel Prize, a Suicide" with photo. (see) Also front page coverage on the launching of the Apollo 16 Moon mission.
Complete with 56 pages, good condition.

wikipedia notes: Yasunari Kawabata was a Japanese novelist and short story writer whose spare, lyrical, subtly shaded prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award. His works have enjoyed broad international appeal and are still widely read.

Category: The 20th Century