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Travel Writing
  • Author:
    Peregrine Hodson
  • ISBN:
    0679421025
  • ISBN13:
    978-0679421023
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    Knopf (April 19, 1993)
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    Travel Writing
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Hodson's adventures deftly traverse the complex landscape of contemporary Japan. By day he studies the wacky protocol of his office's chain-smoking, green tea-drinking salarimen and the struggles of a new breed of aggressive career woman; by night he explores clubs in which old women watch a couple having sex on stage, and a waiter performs sexual karate tricks. Often hilarious, occasionally unnerving, but always acute, Peregrine Hodson's book instead represents a new kind of travel writing - a tale in which rules and conventions are turned inside out, leaving nothing but the truth laid bare in an encompassing vision of modern Japan.

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