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My life in Japanese art and gardens : from entrepreneur to connoisseur : the autobiography of Adachi Zenko, founder of the Adachi Museum of Art

Author: Zenkō Adachi
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st English edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Zenkō Adachi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zenkō Adachi
ISBN: 9781933330860 1933330864
OCLC Number: 456179007
Notes: Originally published in Japanese as: Teien Nihonʼichi Adachi Bijutsukan o tsukutta otoko. Tōkyō : Nihon Keizai Shinbun Shuppansha, 2007.
Description: 261 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The budding of a male oshin --
Starting out as a hauler --
From military service to a start in business --
My smile : my life partner --
A life of inspiration --
Struggles in Senba --
in other people I trust --
Profits from painting --
Creating the dream garden --
Fifty years in love with Taikan --
Memories of friendships and reflections on character --
Musings about myself and the Adachi Museum --
What's in a name? --
Ninety years old and the dream goes on.
Other Titles: Teien Nihonʼichi Adachi Bijutsukan o tsukutta otoko.
Responsibility: translated by Giles Murray.

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