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Pictures from the Water Trade: Adventures of a Westerner in Japan (1985)

by John David Morley

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Mr Morley moves to Japan infatuated by the idea of Japan. Gradually learns the ins and outs of dally life and a bit about 'love' and how people in Japan are enmeshed in society. ( )
  pnorman4345 | Oct 19, 2015 |
This is the Abacus 1996 edition I have. Enjoyed this very much. Interesting insights into Japanese culture and language. ( )
  velvetink | Mar 31, 2013 |
Marvellously vivid account of the adventures of a young man in Japan; while much of it is devoted to his exploration of the bar scene (the "water trade" of the title),
it also includes a thoughtful account of calligraphy and other aspects of Japanese culture. ( )
  antiquary | Feb 8, 2008 |
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