Travelers' Tales Japan: True Stories by Donald W. GeorgeTravelers' Tales Japan: True Stories by Donald W. George

Travelers' Tales Japan: True Stories

EditorDonald W. George, Amy Greimann Carlson

Paperback | July 27, 2005

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Japan is a contradictory country that simultaneously astonishes, delights, and frustrates travelers. The tales in this book reveal the alluring, enigmatic land beneath the surfaceÑa place of tranquil temples and traitorous high-tech toilets, exquisite ancient inns and lurid love hotels, a country where electric baths sit beside indoor ski slopes and cherry blossoms fall on kindly grandmothers, cynical salarymen, wise monks, and wild lovers alike. From flower arranging to garbage scavenging, public grieving to private laughing, these stories illuminate the old and ever-changing heart and soul of Japan.
Donald W. George has worked as a travel writer and editor for the San Francisco Examiner and Salon.com., where he currently edits the award-winning site, Salon Travel. He has won numerous awards for his writing and editing, has appeared frequently on TV and radio as a travel expert, and has lectured around the world on travel writing a...
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Title:Travelers' Tales Japan: True StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8 × 5.13 × 0.88 inPublished:July 27, 2005Publisher:Travelers TalesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1932361251

ISBN - 13:9781932361254

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