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RETHINKING SORROW

By: Childs, Margaret H.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: University of Michigan, Cent: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000045617

ISBN: 0939512424

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

AOI ME, KUROI ME: BLUE EYED, BLACK EYED / NICUS COPEL

By: Copel, Nicus

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Hirai-Tai Books:

Seller ID: RWARE0000039094

ISBN: 4946492119

Condition: Very Good


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MARCH WAS MADE OF YARN: WRITERS RESPOND TO JAPAN'S EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI

By: Karashima, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harvill Secker: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000047075

ISBN: 184655618X

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

CANADA AND JAPAN IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By: Miwa, Kimitada (Editor)

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000040498

ISBN: 0195408608

Condition: Very Good


This collection of essays is intended as a bridge between two countries sep arated by physical distance and linguistic barriers. The essays explore the growth of social, diplomatic, economic, political, and religious ties betw een Canada and Japan from the turn of the century to the present, with each topic addressed by at least two articles, one from each of the countries. View more info

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THE CAKE TREE IN THE RUINS

By: Nosaka, Akiyuki

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Pushkin Collection: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000046775

ISBN: 1782274189

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. Intensely moving stories that tell of the absurd violence of war, and tende rly depict the animals and children caught in its vortex. In 1945, Akiyuki Nosaka watched the Allied firebombing of Kobe kill his ado ptive parents, and then witnessed his sister starving to death. The shockin g and blisteringly memorable stories of The Cake Tree in the Ruins are base d on his own experiences as a child in Japan during the Second World War. They are stories ... View more info

VIEW FROM THE CHUO LINE AND OTHER STORIES

By: Richie, Donald

Price: ¥15,000.00

Publisher: SARU Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000042061

ISBN: 096533046X

Condition: Like New


View from the Chuo Line and Other Stories by Donald Richie (Signed by the A uthor) Fiction. Asian Studies. In this collection of twenty-seven short stories Donald Richie has shown people set in their ways but caught off guard by life itself. The minimality of the form emphasizes that moment of truth which James Joyce called an epiphany--the revelation which he said was the only reason for writing, or reading stories. The people are almost all Japanese--and Richie is not. Yet, though the peculiarities of culture may form them, it is a common humanity which is his subject. If, as Henry James on... View more info

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THE MASACADO SCROLLS VOLUME I.

By: Whipple, Charles T.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publ: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000025906

ISBN: 1481903594

Condition: Fine


~ Four action-filled stories of Japanese legends, quests, and fantasy in on e volume from award winning author Charles T. Whipple ~ The Fall of Awa The evil Toh, in a pact with Lord Yami, rampage into the Kantoh kingdoms of th e east. One by one, the kingdoms fall until only the tiny country of Awa re mains. Ryo, the child of Tsubomi, has the gift of reikan, which allows her to sense and see dark forces. She sees evil attacking Nokogiriyama castle a nd rushes to warn Lord Masaharu. Still, the castle falls, Masaharu commits hara-kiri, and Tsubomi and Ryo become slaves of the Funin outcasts. Yet... View more info

JUNGLE CROWS: A TOKYO EXPATRIATE ANTHOLOGY

By: Wright, Editor) Hillel (Author

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Printed Matter Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000032996

ISBN: 1933606126

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. The voices of expatriates issue from the edges of existence, and in Tokyo, this means half-empty cars on wee-hour train commutes, sparse beaches in sw imming-pool sized parks, darkened cinemas at the peak of the morning rush-h our -- precious loci of intimacy in the world's most populas mega-city. ("A t night Tokyo expands," writes Jonathan Mack. "Air rushes in.") Some of the se writings move far beyond the city's perimeters to recount... View more info