Inland Sea

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"An elegiac prose celebration . . . a classic in its genre."--Publishers Weekly

In this acclaimed travel memoir, Donald Richie paints a memorable portrait of the island-studded Inland Sea. His existential ruminations on food, culture, and love and his brilliant descriptions of life and landscape are a window into an Old Japan that has now nearly vanished. Included are the twenty black and white photographs by Yoichi Midorikawa that accompanied the original 1971 edition.

Donald Richie (1924-2013) was an internationally recognized expert on Japanese culture and film.

Yoichi Midorikawa (1915-2001) was one of Japan's foremost nature photographers.

Publication Date: 
October 20, 2015