Books tagged: hokkaido

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Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An American housewife's husband is offered a position in Japan. Although apprehensive they accept. Living in the countryside, life was a daily challenge and Pauline learns the hard way: wearing the wrong dinner kimono in a Japanese inn,. Driving British style on narrow, winding roads was a particularly harrowing experience. Grocery shopping turns into a guessing game, but Pauline prevails.
My Girl From Shandong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
My girl from Shandong, is based on a true story, the story which is an inspiration to millions of women out there. Nothing is perfect they say, well my girl from Shandong is P.E.R.F.E.C.T !. An angel in disguise with a heart of goldThe book portrays a true representation of my girl from Shandong. The beginning is a miracle, the rest is just destiny.
Poor Kitty Kitty
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In East Asia, there is no escaping the many charms of Hello Kitty. Although the real Kitty White lives just down the road from me at Sanrio Puroland and has officially made her presence known at the campus where I work, she still remains very much a woman of mystery in some important respects...
Naked Communication
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Japanese naked communication was once too much for prudish American sailors to take, but attitudes had changed significantly by the time Marilyn Monroe arrived in Tokyo on her honeymoon. Today, people come from all over the world to engage in the practice, often unaware that there is more to it than just hot water. Here, I discuss the dynamics of communal bathing from a multicultural perspective.
Borrowed Expressions
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The English language owes much of its richness to the countless expressions borrowed from other tongues, and Japan has made some notable contributions to the lexicon. Very few native speakers of English are aware, however, of the etymology of some of the Japanese words they use. How many people would have realised, for example, that “karaoke” is partly a corruption of English?
Il maestro che leggeva negli occhi della gente
Pre-release—available October 1, 2015. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Italian. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La vicenda si svolge all'incirca due secoli fa a Hokkaido, un'isola nel nord del Giappone. Jin vive solo in mezzo ai boschi con il padre, un monaco buddista che nasconde al figlio un importante segreto. Entrambi passano le giornate curando un enorme giardino zen. Jin porta dentro di sé un mistero che non sa di custodire. La passione per i bonsai lo porterà in un antico villaggio dove vive..