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Description - Another Kyoto by Alex Kerr

An evocative, definitive work on Kyoto, the most beautiful city in Japan

Another Kyoto is a matchless guide to a great city, It is the fruit of Alex Kerr's half-century of living in Japan and of lore gleaned from people he's met along the way- artists, Zen monks and Shinto priests, Japanese literati, and expat personalities from days past, such as legendary art dealer David Kidd. Kerr turns what we thought we knew about Kyoto inside-out, revealing the inner ideas behind simple things like walls, floors, and sliding doors.

After this book, one can never walk through a Zen gate in the same way again.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141988337
ISBN-10: 0141988339
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alex Kerr

Alex Kerr is an American writer, antiques collector and Japanologist. Lost Japan is his most famous work. He was the first foreigner to be awarded the Shincho Gakugei Literature Prize for the best work of non-fiction published in Japan.

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