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Tommy's Sunset
Language: en
Pages: 119
Authors: Hisako Tsurushima, Mayumi Ishikawa
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Tommy's Sunset is a translation of the acclaimed Japanese novel about the journey of a mother and her autistic child. Drawing from her own personal life story, Hisako Tsurushima has provided a definitive work about the problems and surprising joys for the autistic and those who love them. Readers experience
Chemical Cowboys
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Lisa Sweetingham
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-24 - Publisher: Ballantine Books

In 1995, after receiving a tip from an informant that a new drug called Ecstasy was being pushed in Manhattan’s nightclubs, DEA agent Robert Gagne embarked on a mission to unravel one of the world’s most lucrative drug-trafficking networks. Chemical Cowboys tracks Gagne as he infiltrates New York’s club scene,
Imperial Subjects as Global Citizens
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Mark Lincicome
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-16 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Lincicome offers a new perspective on Japanese educational debates and policy reforms that have taken place under the guise of internationalization since the mid-1980s. By contextualizing these developments within a historical framework spanning the entire twentieth century, he challenges the argument put forward by education officials, conservative politicians, and their
Lake of Heaven
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: 石牟礼道子
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Lake of Heaven is a tale of the people, culture, and environment of a Japanese mountain village that is sunk to build a dam. As Gary Snyder comments, the story becomes a parable for the larger world, "in which all of our old cultures and all of our old villages
Japan in the World
Language: en
Pages: 389
Authors: Klaus Schlichtmann
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Lexington Books

The twentieth century is as remarkable for its world wars as it is for its efforts to outlaw war in international and constitutional law and politics. Japan in the World examines some of these efforts through the life and work of Shidehara Kijuro, who was active as diplomat and statesman