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The old sow in the back room

an Englishwoman in Japan
  • 208 Pages
  • 0.85 MB
  • English
John Murray , London
Japan -- Social life and customs --


StatementHarriet Sergeant.
LC ClassificationsDS822.5 .S3895 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL587555M
ISBN 100719551730
LC Control Number96177958

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The old sow in the back room: an Englishwoman in Japan. [Harriet Sergeant] -- Shown Japan from the inside by her friends, seeing the country as it really is, Sergeant constantly surprises us with her humor and insight into the ways of Japan.

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