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WRONG ABOUT JAPAN

By: Carey, Peter

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043922

ISBN: 1400078369

Condition: Good


When Peter Carey offered to take his son to Japan, 12-year-old Charley stip ulated no temples or museums. He wanted to see manga, anime, and cool, weir d stuff. His father said yes. Out of that bargain comes this enchanting tou r of the mansion of Japanese culture, as entered through its garish, bright ly lit back door. Guided-and at times judged-by an ineffably strange boy na med Takashi, the Careys meet manga artists and anime directors, the meticul ous impersonators c... View more info

A RIDE IN THE NEON SUN

By: Dew, Josie

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Little Brown UK: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000037619

ISBN: 0751517550

Condition: Very Good


The third in her series of cycling books sees the author riding east across Australia, China, Korea, Borneo, Indonesia and Malaysia. The journey encom passes the Orient - the old, the modern, and the futuristic, beginning with a tour of Japan. View more info

THE SUN IN MY EYES (TWO-WHEELING EAST)

By: Dew, Josie

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Sphere: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000037890

ISBN: 0751530182

Condition: Very Good


Following on from the hugely enjoyable A RIDE IN THE NEON SUN, Josie takes us on the second part of her journey through Japan; a country whose keyword is peace, yet spends millions each year on high-tech armament. Josie's tra vels are as fascinating as they are varied; she endures a horrific storm at sea, samples the deadly puffer fish and visits the two cities which will f orever symbolise the horror of war: Nagasaki and Hiroshima. But wherever sh e goes, no matter how ... View more info

PICTURES FROM THE WATER TRADE: ADVENTURES OF A WESTERNER IN JAPAN

By: Morley, John David

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000040460

ISBN: 0060970413

Condition: Good


The author describes his experiences as a student in Japan and offers an in side look at the nightclubs and geisha bars of Tokyo. View more info

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JAPAN - 6,000 MILES ON A BICYCLE

By: Norrie, Leigh

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Printed Matter Press, Tokyo: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000024128

ISBN: 1933606142

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: This book is not about cycling, but it is. It's not about Japan, but it is. It's not about sightseeing, but it is. In short, this book is about six mo nths of someone's life -- a journey. As with all journeys, it begins with u ncertainty and ends in reward. It may inspire you. If it does nothing more, this adventure will have achieved more than I ever imagined. Editorial Reviews Review In May 2005, L... View more info