THE BEST BOOK WRITTEN ABOUT JAPAN! EVER!

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THE BEST BOOK WRITTEN ABOUT JAPAN! EVER!

Post by Matsumoto_hideto » Sun 07.31.2005 12:25 am

OMGOMGOMGOMG

EVER1 IN JAPAn

EVER1 GOING TO JAPAN

GOING BAK TO JAPAN

OR PLANNING ON GOING TO JAPAN NEED TO BUY THIS BOOK!!!!!!!



Its


Japan Inside Out by Jay Gluck


It has been praised as the most comprhensive guide book to japan ever!

AND I BELIVE IT


i took it with me over the summer to tokyo and it saved my life!~


it has shops and restaurnts listed from

KOBE TO OKINAWA

AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN!!!


i swear this the real deal


and i highly reccomend it!



if you have this book


bak me up plz!~
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Post by MenomaMinx » Sun 07.31.2005 2:50 am

The best book ever written about Japan is the blank diary you take with you to write about your adventures in. Nothing else comes close!

Not that I don't see your point, just that I have very little faith in guidebooks as "reading material". I usually end up board out of my mind -- unless I'm actively using one like a phonebook to look up specific things.

Is this book actually interesting to read for its own sake? Word someone who's never going to Japan enjoy it , as one who is merely interested in Japan with the knowledge they'll never be able to afford to go? {A situation a lot of people are in}
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Post by Insomnia_ » Sun 07.31.2005 11:20 am

Sounds good. I used a guidebook for the first time now when i was in amsterdam. It didnt really help in other ways than maps and the list of hotels. But sure it´s good to have a guide on a trip or at least read one before going to a new country. :)

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Post by Matsumoto_hideto » Sun 07.31.2005 1:34 pm

MenomaMinx wrote:
The best book ever written about Japan is the blank diary you take with you to write about your adventures in. Nothing else comes close!

Not that I don't see your point, just that I have very little faith in guidebooks as "reading material". I usually end up board out of my mind -- unless I'm actively using one like a phonebook to look up specific things.

Is this book actually interesting to read for its own sake? Word someone who's never going to Japan enjoy it , as one who is merely interested in Japan with the knowledge they'll never be able to afford to go? {A situation a lot of people are in}

This Book Requires no commitment at all


i actualy havent read all of it myself


the book is over 1000 pages so reading the whole thing wont do any good


the authors wife actually owns a japanese shop in the town i live in

and she just told me to rip out the pages of the locations i was going to instead of carrying around the book everywhere( Which would be a really really big pain)



anyone who has any interest in japan would love this book becuase not only is it a guide to different cities but it also has cultural facts and it also has historical notes on the locations


this book is a STEAL! for $20!~
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Post by Harisenbon » Sun 07.31.2005 7:55 pm

Here is a test.

Open the book to Gifu. Then to Seino region. Then look up Sekigahara.

If it is listed as more than a footnote, it is a good book. ;)

Stupid Lonely Planet has an entry for Mino-kamo and not for Sekigahara. *mind boggles*
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Post by Matsumoto_hideto » Sun 07.31.2005 11:17 pm

far more than a footnote my friend
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Post by Kodi » Wed 08.10.2005 5:57 pm

ill check that out sometime. thx for the tip.

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Post by parnld88 » Wed 09.28.2005 11:50 am

Matsumoto_hideto wrote:

if you have this book

bak me up plz!~
I have this book. MY GOD it is the best book I have ever used that deals with japan. It saved my life too!
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