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Convenience store woman

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display_descriptionKeiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she would get on in the real world, so when she takes on a job in a convenience store while at university, they are delighted for her. For her part, in the convenience store she finds a predictable world mandated by the store manual, which dictates how the workers should act and what they should say, and she copies her coworkers' style of dress and speech patterns so that she can play the part of a normal person. However, eighteen years later, at age 36, she is still in the same job, has never had a boyfriend, and has only few friends. She feels comfortable in her life, but is aware that she is not living up to society's expectations and causing her family to worry about her. When a similarly alienated but cynical and bitter young man comes to work in the store, he will upset Keiko's contented stasis--but will it be for the better?
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subject_facetJapan -- Social life and customers -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Retail clerks -- Fiction
title_displayConvenience store woman
title_fullConvenience Store Woman
Convenience store woman / Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese Ginny Tapley Takemori
title_shortConvenience store woman
topic_facetFiction
Literature
Man-woman relationships
Retail clerks
Social life and customers