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Wrong About Japan: A Father's Journey with His Son
Carey, Peter
A Vintage Book Published By Random House Australia
ISBN 10: 1740513258
ISBN 13: 9781740513258

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Wrong About Japan
CAREY, Peter      
ISBN: 1740513258
Vintage January 1, 2004  2004    8vo softcover 121pp very good. French flaps. For Peter Carey, a trip to Japan with his twelve-year-old son Charley would be a unique opportunity to share and learn something about his son's passion for Japanese comics and animated film, otherwise known as manga and anime. Convinced that there is 'a whole history and culture hidden between the frames', Carey hopes that this journey will help him to break the skin of Japanese culture. Charley, on the other hand, simply wants to buy cool manga. Either way, Carey looks forward to forging some indelible memories with his thoughtful, reticent son. And while some of the memories they create are not those that Carey might have wished for - such as Charley's ill-concealed boredom when forced to sit through four hours of traditional Japanese theatre, and Carey's own less-than-joyful reaction to Sega World - nonetheless it's an unforgettable and precious time, a time Carey considers a privilege, most especially for the pleasure of sharing his son's enchanted response to the adventure. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 48696
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Wrong about Japan
Carey, Peter,      
ISBN: 1740513258
Vintage (Random House), Sydney, 2004. First Edition  Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. in a stunning memoir the author charts an extra ordinary trip inspired by 12-year-old son's passion for Japanese comics and animated film. Although often graphically violent and disturbing, the image 3 is imbued with Japan's rich heritage and history, and hold the huge popular appeal across of the generations. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], 122 pages in original softcover binding, with colour illustrated dustjacket.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Family & Relationships. ISBN: 1740513258. ISBN/EAN: 9781740513258. Inventory No: 0255174. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0255174
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Wrong about Japan: A Father’s Journey with His Son
Carey, Peter      
ISBN: 9781740513258
Random House, Australia, 2004. First Edition  Softcover Softcover. As New/As New. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 121 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Travel & Places; Japan; Art & Design. ISBN: 1740513258. ISBN/EAN: 9781740513258. Dewey Code: 915.2045. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB11825. As New
Price: $43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: RB11825
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