Books tagged: japanese culture

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You Can't Spell Tokyo Without K.O.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Why do the Japanese routinely pass out on the streets, on trains, in restaurants, in bushes, and almost anywhere else imaginable? You Can’t Spell Tokyo Without KO embarks on an eye-opening journey where social commentary and candid street photography explore the various societal factors — some enviable, some alarming — that contribute to Tokyo’s epidemic of passing out in public.
Forged In Fire: Stories of Wartime Japan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Alexia Montibon-Larsson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's experience of World War II in Tokyo, Japan. Narrated by Rita Tomoko Montibon, it provides a rare glimpse into what life was like before the war and takes the reader on a journey through wartime as well as the American Occupation years that followed. Personal photographs, illustrations, references and resources enhance the reader's participation.
Finding Land: Stories of Japan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Jewish girl from Cleveland meets a pregnant Texas belle over dried squid in a Tokyo grocery store. Their common ground? Both newlyweds, married to Japanese men. Despite being unable to decipher the maps in Tokyo's train stations well enough to know where they're going, they set off on a quest to find land. Will they find space for themselves, in a place where there's none?
Behind the Folding Fan
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
Chibiham, Juicy & Me (Book 1)
You set the price! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
American tourist Chibiham comes to visit her cousin Paprika in Japan. She brings with her numerous pre-conceptions, fat logic galore, and everything that Paprika had tried so hard to escape by coming to a new country. A coming-of-age story which began in the layers of Reddit, and morphed into a tale of memorable laughs and success.
Destination Saipan Was Amelia Earhart A Prisoner Of Imperial Japan?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
My ebook looks at theories of Amelia Earhart's July 2, 1937 disappearance. The narrative focuses on Saipan as the probable location of where Earhart's Lockheed Model 10E airplane crashed. Among the people profiled in my book is an eyewitness who saw what she believes to be Amelia Earhart's aircraft as it crashed into a Japanese military zone on Saipan. The witness is still alive in California.
The Monitor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,090. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Yoshitomo Tagawa is hikikomori, living in reverse, completely withdrawn from society. He should be safe from the Monitor, an Internet predator who compels depressed and disillusioned people into forming suicide pacts. But the Monitor's tentacles are far-reaching, and it becomes up to Lieutenant Carolyn Latham to unmask and bring down a diabolical killer before he claims another group of victims.
A Quick and Dirty Guide to the Japanese Business Meeting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Negotiating
A basic but thorough rundown of what the Westerner can expect when involved in Japan-style meetings.
Over Mount Fuji
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When seven fighter jets disappear over the Pacific with no evidence of a crash, Wulfstein discovers more than he could have ever thought: something monstrous that crawls right out of ancient mythology into our twenty-first century.
Popular Collectibles: Japanese Netsuke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Figurines, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » General
Since the mid-19th century, Japanese netsuke has become an extremely popular collectibles in Europe. Famed for its artistic and intricate beauty, Netsuke was actually invented for a very practical purpose.