CART

(0) items

At Home in Japan : A Foreign Woman's Journey of Discovery,9784805310786

At Home in Japan : A Foreign Woman's Journey of Discovery

by
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9784805310786

ISBN10:
4805310782
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
5/10/2010
Publisher(s):
Tuttle Pub
List Price: $21.95

Rent Book

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$14.27

Buy New Book

In Stock Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
$17.56

eBook

Downloadable Offline Access
Lifetime Access
$16.78

Used Book

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $12.93

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/10/2010.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

At Home in Japantells the true story of a foreign woman who has been, for 30 years, the housewife, custodian and chatelaine of a 350-year-old farmhouse in rural Japan. This astonishing book traces a circular path, from the basic physical details of life in the house and village, through relationships with family, neighbors and the natural and supernatural entities with whom the family shares the house. Rebecca Otowa then focuses on her inner life, touching on some of the pivotal memories of her time in Japan, the lessons in perception that Japan has taught her and, finally, the ways in which she has been changed by living in Japan. An insightful and compelling read,At Home in Japanis a beautifully written and illustrated reminiscence of a simple life made extraordinary.

Author Biography

Rebecca Otowa has lived in Japan for thirty years, leaving her California home in 1967, and her adopted home of Brisbane, Australia in 1978, to strike out in this new life direction. She and her husband Toshiro live in a rural area near Kyoto, in a farmhouse that has been in her husband's family since it was built in the 1600's. This is her first book.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...