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A beginner's guide to Japan : observations and provocations, Pico Iyer

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A beginner's guide to Japan : observations and provocations
Title
A beginner's guide to Japan
Title remainder
observations and provocations
Statement of responsibility
Pico Iyer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After thirty-two years in Japan, Pico Iyer can use everything from anime to Oscar Wilde to show how his adopted home is both hauntingly familiar and the strangest place on earth. "Arguably the world's greatest living travel writer" (Outside). He draws on readings, reflections, and conversations with Japanese friends to illuminate an unknown place for newcomers, and to give longtime residents a look at their home through fresh eyes. A Beginner's Guide to Japan is a playful and profound guidebook full of surprising, brief, incisive glimpses into Japanese culture. Iyer's adventures and observations as he travels from a meditation-hall to a love-hotel, from West Point to Kyoto Station, make for a constantly surprising series of provocations guaranteed to pique the interest and curiosity of those who don't know Japan, and to remind those who do of the wide range of fascinations the country and culture contain
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Iyer, Pico
Dewey number
952.05
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS811
LC item number
.I95 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iyer, Pico
  • Japan
  • Iyer, Pico
  • Travel
  • Japan
Label
A beginner's guide to Japan : observations and provocations, Pico Iyer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Several grains of salt -- On the streets -- At the counter -- In the temple -- Behind closed doors -- Out the window -- On the horizon -- A letter from a friend
Control code
on1049576033
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 223 pages
Isbn
9781524711733
Lccn
2018038539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A beginner's guide to Japan : observations and provocations, Pico Iyer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Several grains of salt -- On the streets -- At the counter -- In the temple -- Behind closed doors -- Out the window -- On the horizon -- A letter from a friend
Control code
on1049576033
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 223 pages
Isbn
9781524711733
Lccn
2018038539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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