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The Teahouse of the August Moon (novel)

The Teahouse of the August Moon is a novel by Vern Sneider published in 1951. The book was subsequently adapted for a play (1953) and film (1956) with the same titles, both written by John Patrick, and later, in 1970, the Broadway musical Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen by Patrick and Stan Freeman. It depicts the activities of US Army military government officers and personnel in occupied Okinawa following World War II. The novel was republished in 2018 by Camphor Press.[1]

The Teahouse of the August Moon
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First edition
Author Vern Sneider
Country United States
Language English
Genre Comedy: Fiction
Set in Okinawa, Japan
Publisher Putnam
Camphor Press
Publication date
1951 (2018)
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 282 pp (first edition)
OCLC 429098

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