By Rebecca Otowa
At domestic in Japan tells the real tale of a international lady who has been, for 30 years, the housewife, custodian and chatelaine of a 350-year-old farmhouse in rural Japan. This dazzling e-book strains a round course, from the elemental actual information of lifestyles in the home and village, via relationships with family members, acquaintances and the normal and supernatural entities with whom the kin stocks the home. Rebecca Otowa then makes a speciality of her internal lifestyles, bearing on a few of the pivotal thoughts of her time in Japan, the teachings in belief that Japan has taught her and, ultimately, the ways that she has been replaced through dwelling in Japan.
An insightful and compelling learn, At domestic in Japan is a fantastically written and illustrated memory of an easy existence made striking.
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At Home in Japan: A Foreign Woman's Journey of Discovery by Rebecca Otowa