9781861890344

Tokyo: A View of the City

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  • ISBN13:

    9781861890344

  • ISBN10:

    1861890346

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

In this vibrant and witty text, Donald Richie takes the reader on a tour of the different districts of Japan's capital city, providing insights into a culture and people normally hidden from outsiders. With the eclectic eye and ear of a filmmaker, Richie describes the flavour and idiosyncracies of this chaotic, teeming city. Tokyo is illustrated with over 30 intriguing photographs by Seattle-based photographer Joel Sackett.

Author Biography

Donald Richie was born in Ohio and has lived in Tokyo for over 50 years. He is the author of the travel book The Inland Sea, and one of his novels, Tokyo Nights, is being made into a feature film by the Hollywood director Wayne Wang.

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