Titolo: The Inland Sea
Casa editrice: Weatherhill, New York
Data di pubblicazione: 1971
Legatura: Hard Cover
Illustratore: Midorikawa, Yoichi
Condizione libro: Good
Condizione sovraccoperta: Fair
290pp; illustrated, folded map; d/j worn and chipped at spine, pictorial boards. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice inventario libreria 041791
Riassunto: "Earns its place on the very short shelf of books on Japan that are of permanent value."-Times Literary Supplement. "Richie is a stupendous travel writer; the book shines with bright witticisms, deft characterizations of fisherfolk, merchants, monks and wistful adolescents, and keen comparisons of Japanes and Western culture." -San Francisco Chronicle "A learned, beautifully paced elegy."-London Review of Books Sheltered between Japan's major islands lies the Inland Sea, a place modernity passed by. In this classic travel memoir, Donald Richie embarks on a quest to find Japan's timeless heart among its mysterious waters and forgotten islands. This edition features an introduction by Pico Iyer, photographs from the award-winning PBS documentary, and a new afterword. First published in 1971, The Inland Sea is a lucid, tender voyage of discovery and self-revelation. Donald Richie is the foremost authority on Japanese culture and cinema with 40+ books in print.
Sinossi: One of the finest travel memoirs ever written, with a new Introduction and Afterword.
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