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A geek in Japan : [discovering the land of manga, anime, Zen, and the tea ceremony] / by Héctor García.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett Public Library Y 915.2045 GAR (Text) 30010170766508 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Brooklyn YA 915.2045 GAR (Text) 78551000503554 Young Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9784805311295 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 4805311290 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 160 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st English-language ed.
  • Publisher: Tokyo ; Tuttle Pub., c2011.

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General Note: Subtitle from cover.
First published in Spanish: Barcelona : Norma Editorial, 2008, under title Un geek en Japón.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Origins of Japanese culture -- Traditional arts and disciplines -- Cultural keys -- Curiosities and symbols of Japan -- Japanese companies -- Japanese society and daily life -- Japan today -- Manga and anime -- Music -- Movies and television -- Visiting Tokyo -- Traveling around Japan -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: Comprehensive and well informed, it covers a wide array of topics in short articles accompanied by sidebars and numerous photographs, providing a lively digest of the society and culture of Japan. Designed to appeal to the generations of Westerners who grew up on Pokemon, manga and video games, A Geek in Japan reinvents the culture guide for readers in the Internet age. Spotlighting the originality and creativity of the Japanese, debunking myths about them, and answering nagging questions like why they're so fond of robots, author Hector Garcia has created the perfect book for the growing ranks of Japanophiles in this inspired, insightful and highly informative guide.
Subject: Japan > Description and travel.
Japan > Guidebooks.
Young men > Travel > Japan.
Geeks (Computer enthusiasts) > Travel > Japan.
Japan > Social life and customs.
Popular culture > Japan.
Japan > Civilization.

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