A Tokyo romance : a memoir

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New York : Penguin Press, 2018.
9781101981412, 9781101981436, 1101981415, 1101981431
Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Subjects  1 available


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243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


Includes bibliographical references and index.
"A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land : Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970s. When Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more than an idea in his mind, a fantasy of a distant land. A sensitive misfit in the world of his upper middleclass youth, what he longed for wasn't so much the exotic as the raw, unfiltered humanity he had experienced in Japanese theater performances and films, witnessed in Amsterdam and Paris. One particular theater troupe, directed by a poet of runaways, outsiders, and eccentrics, was especially alluring, more than a little frightening, and completely unforgettable. If Tokyo was anything like his plays, Buruma knew that he had to join the circus as soon as possible"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Buruma, I. (2018). A Tokyo romance: a memoir . Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Buruma, Ian. 2018. A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir. New York: Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Buruma, Ian. A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir New York: Penguin Press, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Buruma, Ian. A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir Penguin Press, 2018.

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