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The Resource The lady and the monk : four seasons in Kyoto, by Pico Iyer, (electronic resource)

The lady and the monk : four seasons in Kyoto, by Pico Iyer, (electronic resource)

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The lady and the monk : four seasons in Kyoto
Title
The lady and the monk
Title remainder
four seasons in Kyoto
Statement of responsibility
by Pico Iyer
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Contributor
Narrator
Language
eng
Summary
When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to learn about Zen Buddhism from the inside, to get to know Kyoto, one of the loveliest old cities in the world, and to find out something about Japanese culture today-not the world of businessmen and production lines, but the traditional world of changing seasons and the silence of temples, of the images woven through literature, of the lunar Japan that still lives on behind the rising sun of geopolitical power. All this he did. And then he met Sachiko. Vivacious, attractive, thoroughly educated, speaking English enthusiastically if eccentrically, the wife of a Japanese "salaryman" who seldom left the office before 10p.m., Sachiko was as conversant with tea ceremony and classical Japanese literature as with rock music, Goethe, and Vivaldi. With the lightness of touch that made Video Night in Kathmandu so captivating, Pico Iyer fashions from their relationship a marvelously ironic yet heartfelt book that is at once a portrait of cross-cultural infatuation-and misunderstanding-and a delightfully fresh way of seeing both the old Japan and the very new
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Iyer, Pico
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Geoffrey Howard
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1936-
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  • Howard, Geoffrey
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Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The lady and the monk : four seasons in Kyoto, by Pico Iyer, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781441785329
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
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10024543
Publisher number
MWT10024543
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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  • (MWT)MWT10024543
  • 689414
  • 689414
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The lady and the monk : four seasons in Kyoto, by Pico Iyer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441785329
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10024543
Publisher number
MWT10024543
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (MWT)MWT10024543
  • 689414
  • 689414
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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