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ALAN BOOTH'S CLASSIC OF MODERN TRAVEL WRITING Traveling only along small back roads, Alan Booth traversed Japan's entire length on foot, from Soya at the country's northernmost tip, to Cape Sata in the extreme south, across three islands and some 2,000 miles of rural Japan. The Roads to Sata is his wry, witty, inimitable account of that prodigious trek. Although he was a city person-he was brought up in London and spent most of his adult life in Tokyo - Booth had an extraordinary ability to capture the feel of rural Japan in his writing. Throughout his long

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781568361871
ISBN-10: 1568361874
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 143mm x 25mm)
Pages: 290
Imprint: Kodansha America, Inc
Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alan Booth

ALAN BOOTH was born in London in 1946 and traveled to Japan in 1970 to study Noh theater. He stayed, working as a writer and film critic, until his untimely death from stomach cancer in 1993. His highly praised Looking for the Lost is also available from Kodansha Globe.

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