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Kimono Girls - PDF Slideshow: Vintage Photos & Postcards By FishesEye Publishing
eBook (PDF): $3.49
An ebook album of more than a hundred old photo postcards, stereoview slides and antique prints of Japanese ladies in beautiful, traditional kimono gowns, many in early hand-tinted color. Charming,... More > fascinating, nostalgic - sometimes risqué - portraits of pretty geisha girls, gorgeous oriental hostesses in colorful dresses. A downloadable, digital scrapbook, a compendium of haunting classic images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, depicting a pre-industrial lifestyle that has largely disappeared in modern Japan. (A PDF-format, illustrated ebook / slideshow for Acrobat Reader. Includes optional rolling slideshow functionality.) A great alternative to a screensaver!< Less
Single Frames: A Japanese Short Story Collection By Mark Wollacott
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Follow a man who comes to loath the sound of drums, follow two old friends with different regrets as they hike into the mountains, follow the tragic tale of a Tokyo mom, follow two lovers as they... More > meet under the cherry blossoms, and a geisha who helps her patron into the mountains as his death nears. Tradition mingles with the modern day like in no other country. Wander through Japan’s seasons, from a deadly mountain tradition to the modernisation of a Kyoto garden. These are simple tales, often tragic ones, little slices of life, and echoes of the imagined past.. Single Frames covers the gamut of Japan’s past, present, and a little of its future. Inspired by titles from Japanese movies, this short story collection draws heavily on not just Japan’s rich cinematic history, but also from literary stars like Kawabata Yasunari and Murakami Haruki. This is for fans of both Japan and its culture.< Less
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Dying for Balance By Cheryl Strauss
eBook (PDF): $3.75
Fresh out of college and dissatisfied with her options, Diane Blake hopes to escape the fate prescribed for her by running away to teach English in Japan. Immersed in an unfamiliar culture, she soon... More > must face harsh truths about the nature of sex and power, and the first demons she encounters are her own desires, prejudices, and fears. Yet when one of her middle-aged English students, a “harmless” grand master of karate with a high-level government job and several grandchildren, decides that Diane would make an ideal geisha for his personal enjoyment, the naïve young American is ultimately forced to separate hard facts from her cherished ideals. In the end, she emerges a wiser albeit wounded woman — one whose self-assurance runs deep.< Less
Dying for Balance By Cheryl Strauss
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Fresh out of college and dissatisfied with her options, Diane Blake hopes to escape the fate prescribed for her by running away to teach English in Japan. Immersed in an unfamiliar culture, she soon... More > must face harsh truths about the nature of sex and power, and the first demons she encounters are her own desires, prejudices, and fears. Yet when one of her middle-aged English students, a “harmless” grand master of karate with a high-level government job and several grandchildren, decides that Diane would make an ideal geisha for his personal enjoyment, the naïve young American is ultimately forced to separate hard facts from her cherished ideals. In the end, she emerges a wiser albeit wounded woman — one whose self-assurance runs deep.< Less
Madame Butterfly By John Luther Long
eBook (ePub): $3.99
"Madame Butterfly" is a short story by American lawyer and writer John Luther Long. It is based on the recollections of Long's sister, Jennie Correll, who had been to Japan with her... More > husband—a Methodist missionary. It was published in Century Magazine in 1898, together with some of Long's other short fiction. An American naval officer, Lieutenant Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, arrives in Japan to take up his duties on a ship docked in Nagasaki. On the suggestion of his friend Sayre, he takes a Japanese wife and house for the duration of his stay there. His young bride, Cho-Cho-San, is a geisha whose family were strongly in favor of the marriage until Pinkerton forbade them from visiting. John Luther Long (1861–1927) was an American lawyer and writer best known for his short story "Madame Butterfly", which was based on the recollections of his sister, Jennie Correll, who had been to Japan with her husband—a Methodist missionary.< Less
MURDER IN MANZANAR By David Parrott
eBook (PDF): $5.35
It is April, 1943, and Kenzo Takei, a five-year-old Japanese-American boy witnesses the violent death of a white camp employee in the apple orchard at the Manzanar Concentration Camp in California. ... More > He's too young to fully understand what he has seen, but years pass and he's an ex-cop living in San Clemente when the killer enters his life again. This time the victim is a ravishing young Japanese geisha that Kenzo has just met. And now he finds himself not only implicated in the murder, but entangled in a web of deceit that leads him back to the notorious camps of Manzanar and Tule Lake, and into conflict with a cast of criminals form Little Tokyo in downtown L.A. and from Japan.< Less
MURDER IN MANZANAR By David Parrott
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It is April, 1943, and Kenzo Takei, a five-year-old Japanese-American boy witnesses the violent death of a white camp employee in the apple orchard at the Manzanar Concentration Camp in California. ... More > He's too young to fully understand what he has seen, but years pass and he's an ex-cop living in San Clemente when the killer enters his life again. This time the victim is a ravishing young Japanese geisha that Kenzo has just met. And now he finds himself not only implicated in the murder, but entangled in a web of deceit that leads him back to the notorious camps of Manzanar and Tule Lake, and into conflict with a cast of criminals form Little Tokyo in downtown L.A. and from Japan.< Less
En el Actual Japón By Abbygail Torúa
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¿Dónde me hospedo? ¿Cuáles son los medios de transporte? ¿Cuál es la etiqueta de mesa? ¿Cómo se celebran los dias festivos... More > internacionales? "En el Actual Japón" se responden muchas de estás preguntas sin preámbulos o largos textos pesados al lector. Además cuenta tanto como con consejos como con anécdotas de una occidental que vivió en la tierra del sol naciente por 3 años.< Less

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