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Learning to bow : inside the heart of Japan

Author: Bruce S Feiler
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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Feiler recounts the year he spent as a teacher in Japan. Through his unique perspective, he demystifies contemporary Japanese life.
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Named Person: Bruce S Feiler; Bruce S Feiler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce S Feiler
ISBN: 0060577207 9780060577209
OCLC Number: 54029497
Notes: Originally published: New York : Ticknor & Fields, ©1991.
Description: x, 321 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Through the open door --
Drawing the lines --
The first day in school --
The welcome party --
The sports festival --
Fall in the Chestnut Basin --
The anatomy of a junior high school uniform --
Making hospital rounds --
Trash day --The lost art of school lunch --
New Year's Eve and the rising sun --
The Japanese color wheel --
Twin winter escapades --
The teacher in Japan --
The Juku generation --
Drinking alone in rural Japan --
How to pick up a Japanese girl --
Graduation day --
Cherry blossom spring --
A tale of two students --
The invisible class --
A Japanese wedding spectacular --
The annual school excursion --
The American class --
Epilogue --
A final bow.
Responsibility: Bruce Feiler.
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Feiler recounts the year he spent as a teacher in Japan. Through his unique perspective, he demystifies contemporary Japanese life.

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