Letters Home: Musings of an American Expatriate Living in Japan (Paperback)

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Letters Home: Musings of an American Expatriate Living in Japan (Paperback)

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What types of holidays do Japanese people celebrate? What is the educational system like in Japan? What are Japanese festivals like? What are some of the customs and traditions of the Japanese people? Professor Todd Jay Leonard, writing from the perspective of living and working in Japan, provides in this fascinating book the answers to these and many other questions. "Letters Home: Musings of an American Expatriate Living in Japan" delivers a firsthand account of daily Japanese life through the eyes and personal experiences of Professor Leonard who has enjoyed an ongoing relationship with Japan and the Japanese people for nearly twenty-five years. This anecdotal book of essays, written in the style of personal letters, offers commentary on a wide range of topics and issues including culture, history, education, language, society, and religion of modern Japan from the point-of-view of an American expatriate who has made Japan his home. The author's friendly, down-to-earth, yet authoritative, style of writing will transport you to modern Japan, where you will learn about the customs and traditions of this most fascinating country. This book can be enjoyed by anyone who has an interest in learning about Japan and its people.
Product Details ISBN: 9780595283095
ISBN-10: 0595283098
Publisher: iUniverse
Publication Date: July 21st, 2003
Pages: 132
Language: English