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9 edition of The Japanese thread found in the catalog.

The Japanese thread

a life in the U.S. Foreign Service

by John K. Emmerson

  • 233 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Emmerson, John K,
    • Diplomats -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn K. Emmerson.
      LC ClassificationsE748.E45 A34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 465 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4556451M
      ISBN 100030416469
      LC Control Number77026624

        Often dark but full of humor and valuable life lessons, Japanese literature has a long history of producing entertaining as well as intellectually stimulating authors. Here are 14 Japanese authors and some of their most notable works that are definitely worth a read. 14 Japanese Authors You Should Know (And The Books You Need To Read) Kenzaburo Oe.   Most Japanese people know a lot of them, if not all, and they are also sometimes taught in Japanese culture and language classes. 1. Momotaro PIXTA. Momotaro is one of the most loved folktales in Japan as well as one of the most well-known. The name "Momotaro" literally means "Peach Taro," which is a name suffix often seen in Japan. So take each page in the book and push the awl through each hole. 5. Bind the Book Step 1. Cut an arm’s length of linen thread. Hold the book up with the spine facing you. For the purpose of this tutorial, the four holes will be numbered 1 to 4, starting from the left. Sew the thread up through hole number 3. Leave a tail of at least 5cm. Why do Japanese read a book from top to bottom? - "/int/ - International" is 4chan's international board, for the exchange of foreign language and culture.

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