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THE LIGHT OF MORNING: MEMOIRS OF THE NAGASAKI ATOMIC BOMB SURVIVORS

By: Burke-Gaffney, Brian

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Nagasaki National Peace Memo: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000046252

ISBN: 4990254503

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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DON'T COME BACK!

By: Elliott, Reiko

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Horizon Press: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000046235

ISBN: 0958244855

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Don't Come Back! is the remarkable true story of Reiko Elliott, a courageou s and multi-talented Japanese woman born into a famous family who meets a N ew Zealand businessman and leaves Japan to embark on a new adventure in a W estern land. Her father was JapanÂ's most successful international movie star, and a col league of Charlie ChaplinÂ's during the silent film era. Reiko trained as a n actress herself, but later developed a career as an artis... View more info

ANOTHER BRIDGE OVER THE PACIFIC: A MAN FROM AN ISLAND AND HIS AMERICAN WIFE

By: Koriyama, Naoshi

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Vantage Pr: 1993

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000007584

ISBN: 0533103851

Condition: F/NF


A highly collectible first edition/printing,signed by the author,a tight cl ean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped du stjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Another Bridge over the Pacific. View more info

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AUTUMN LIGHTNING: THE EDUCATION OF AN AMERICAN SAMURAI

By: Lowry, Dave

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000032088

ISBN: 1570621152

Condition: Good


Dave Lowry juxtaposes his singular experience as an adept student of kenjut su (the art of swordsmanship) under a Japanese teacher in St. Louis with a riveting account of the samurai tradition in Japan. Intertwining tales of t he masters with reflections on his own apprenticeship in the samurai's arts , he reveals in their time-honored methods a way of life with profound rele vance to modern times. The result is a fascinating, singular autobiography. Lowry captures the sense of wonder and mystery that makes martial arts com pelling to so many practitioners. Even those who do not practice marti... View more info

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BUILD UP,BUILD UP,PREPARE THE ROAD!Â??THE LIFE OF MISS THOMASINE ALLEN

By: Meguro, Yasuko

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Kyo, Bun Kwan:

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000044213

ISBN: 476429964X

Condition: Like New


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THE SUCCESSOR: MY LIFE

By: Otani, Kosho

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Buddhist Books International: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000044577

ISBN: 0914910507

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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NO ONE'S PERFECT

By: Ototake, Hirotada

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Kodansha International (JPN): 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000027214

ISBN: 4770025009

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Hirotada Ototake -- known by his friends as Oto -- has proven again and aga in that hard work, humor, versatility, and an upbeat approach to life are a s valuable as limbs. No One's Perfect is his true account of how he met and beat one challenge after another. In a style purposefully meant to reach all ages, Oto writes about his uniqu e childhood growing up in Japan, a country that traditionally has shielded the disabled from the public eye. From his earliest days, he brought such a winning optimism into the crowds around him -- curious kindergartners, ske ptical members of the school board,... View more info

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NO ONE'S PERFECT

By: Ototake, Hirotada

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Kodansha English Library:

Seller ID: RWARE0000040250

ISBN: 4770029675

Condition: Very Good


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FROM JAPAN WITH LOVE: 1946-1948

By: Ruggieri, Mary A.

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Portsmouth Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000038016

ISBN: 0979875714

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. An American girl left college to join the Women's Army Corps during WWII, and volunteered for postwar duty in Japan. Sixty years later she shares that historic period of her life, 1946 to 1948, through her personal letters, journals and photographs from a country just beginning its recovery from war. This is an engaging account of an American WAC, at work and at play, coping with the U.S. Army, marveling at Japan's people, cultures and customs, lamenting the destruction and despair o... View more info

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KUKAI THE UNIVERSAL: SCENES FROM HIS LIFE

By: Ryotaro, Shiba

Price: ¥8,000.00

Publisher: ICG Muse: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000045103

ISBN: 4925080474

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This comprehensive work chronicles the life of Kukai, the monk who brought Buddhism to Japan in the ninth century and is considered to be the father of Japanese culture. View more info

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THE JAPANESE FILMOGRAPHY: A COMPLETE REFERENCE TO 209 FILMMAKERS AND THE OV ER 1250 FILMS RELEASED IN THE UNITED STATES, 1900 THR

By: Stuart, IV Galbraith

Price: ¥7,000.00

Publisher: McFarland & Company: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000030556

ISBN: 0786400323

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This encyclopedic reference work treats a near-centurys worth of Japanese films released in the United States in theaters or on video and the important actors, directors, producers and technical personnel involved in them. For people, each entry provides birth date, education, death when appropriate, a brief biography, and a filmography. The movies are arranged by original U.S. release titles, and include cast and production credits, studio, Japanese ... View more info