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A Tokyo romance

Ian Buruma

A Tokyo romance

a memoir

by Ian Buruma

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outcasts,
  • Travel,
  • Dutch Authors,
  • Theater,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIan Buruma
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9130.9.B87 Z46 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 pages
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26948074M
    ISBN 101101981415
    ISBN 109781101981412
    OCLC/WorldCa993419320

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