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Another Kyoto

Author: Alex Kerr; Kathy Arlyn Sokol
Publisher: UK : Penguin Books, 2018. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"ANOTHER KYOTO is a matchless guide to a great city, the fruit of Alex Kerr's half-century of living in Japan and of lore gleaned from people he's met along the way: artists, Zen monks and Shinto priests, Japanese literati, and expat personalities from days past, such as legendary art dealer David Kidd. Kerr turns what we thought we knew about Kyoto inside-out, revealing the inner ideas behind simple things like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Kerr; Kathy Arlyn Sokol
ISBN: 0141988339 9780141988337
OCLC Number: 1018459090
Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alex Kerr with Kathy Arlyn Sokol.

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"ANOTHER KYOTO is a matchless guide to a great city, the fruit of Alex Kerr's half-century of living in Japan and of lore gleaned from people he's met along the way: artists, Zen monks and Shinto priests, Japanese literati, and expat personalities from days past, such as legendary art dealer David Kidd. Kerr turns what we thought we knew about Kyoto inside-out, revealing the inner ideas behind simple things like walls, floors, and sliding doors. After this book, one can never walk through a Zen gate in the same way again."--Provided by publisher.

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By exposing the convenient demarcations which define Kyoto, Alex Kerr and Kathy Sokol have deconstructed Kyoto cliche's and in the process have produced a surprising and refreshing addition to Kyoto Read more...

 
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