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Read real Japanese essays

Read real Japanese essays

contemporary writings by popular authors

  • 339 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese essays -- 20th century,
  • Japanese essays -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Janet Ashby ; narrated by Reiko Matsunaga.
    ContributionsAshby, Janet., Matsunaga, Reiko.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL772.65 .R43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18027721M
    ISBN 109784770030573
    LC Control Number2007052675

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