The last yakuza

life and death in the Japanese underworld
Jake Adelstein
Book - 2023

"Makoto Saigo is half-American and half-Japanese, living in small-town Japan. He has two talents: playing guitar and picking fights. When his dream of being a rock star fails to materialize, he turns to the only place where you can start from the bottom and move up through sheer performance, loyalty, and brute force the yakuza. Saigo, nicknamed Tsunami, quickly realizes that even within the organization, opinions are as varied as they come, and a clash of philosophies can quickly become deadly. One screw-up can cost you your life, or at least a finger. The internal politics of the yakuza are dizzyingly complex, and between the ever-shifting web of alliances and the encroaching hand of the law that pushes them further and further underground, Saigo finds himself in the middle of a defining decades-long battle that will determine the future of the yakuza"--Publisher description.

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Main Author: Adelstein, Jake (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Scribe Publications, 2023.
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