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Looking for the lost : journeys through a vanishing Japan

Author: Alan Booth
Publisher: New York ; London : Kodansha International, 1995
Series: Kodansha globe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the author of "The Roads to Sata", this book tells the story of an odyssey to the vanishing heart of Japan.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Booth
ISBN: 1568361483 9781568361482
OCLC Number: 35235164
Description: 387 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tsugaru. The outer shore ; The rice lake ; The Buddha rock ; Spring and castle ; Home --
Saigo's last march. Enodake ; The highway of myth and legend ; Home of the gods ; Local heroes ; Strange fruit --
Looking for the lost. Dream ; Decline ; The space between the rocks ; Pickled culture ; Ghost roads.
Series Title: Kodansha globe.
Responsibility: Alan Booth.

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"[Booth] achieved an extraordinary understanding of life as it is lived by ordinary Japanese....Frequently brilliant in his insights."--F.G. Notehelfer, The New York Times Book Review "Alan Booth was Read more...

 
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