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Angry White Pyjamas

Autor: Twigger, Robert

Editorial: Quill

Formato:Tapa Suave
Precio de Lista:$15.00
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Angry White Pyjamas : Adrift in Tokyo, translating obscene rap lyrics for giggling Japanese high school girls, "thirtynothing" Robert Twigger comes to a revelation about himself: He has never been fit nor brave. Guided by his roommates, Fat Frank and Chris, he sets out to cleanse his body and mind. Not knowing his fist from his elbow, the author is drawn into the world of Japanese martial arts, joining the Tokyo Riot Police on their yearlong, brutally demanding course of budo training, where any ascetic motivation soon comes up against bloodstained "white pyjamas" and fractured collarbones. In Angry White Pyjamas, Twigger blends, the ancient with the modern - the ultratraditionalism, ritual, and violence of the dojo (training academy) with the shopping malls, nightclubs, and scenes of everyday Tokyo life in the 1990s - to provide a brilliant, bizarre glimpse of life in contemporary Japan.


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ISBN 13:9780688175375
ISBN 10:0688175376
Formato:Tapa Suave
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:316
Tamaño:8.07" l x 5.29" w x 0.91" h
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