The Tattoo

A Novel Set in a Hawaii Only a Few Dare to Know and Understand

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Publisher Description

Ken Hideyoshi is the new guy in Halawa Correctional Institute. He’s tough looking, a hard case, observes his cellmate Cal—the mute tattoo artist of the prison, a wife murderer. SYN, a gang symbol, is tattooed on his hand, and he has a Japanese emblem inscribed on his left shoulder. He asks Cal for a tattoo on his back, in kanji script, of Musashi’s Book of the Void.

While he is being worked on, he tells Cal his life story, a tale of hardship and abuse. Motherless, he was raised by a distant father, a Vietnam War veteran, in the impoverished hinterlands. In his teen years he hung out with the native Hawaiian gangs and was drawn into the Hawaiian-Korean underworld of strip bars and massage parlors. His ambition and proud samurai spirit seem, inevitably, to lead to his downfall.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2014
March 4
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
Mutual Publishing
SELLER
Mutual Publishing
SIZE
1.3
MB

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