An important element in Japanese baseball is wa--group harmony--embodied in the proverb "The nail that sticks up shall be hammered down". But what if the nail is a visiting American player? Here's a look at Japanese baseball, as seen by baffled Americans
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"Whiting has hit upon a brilliant way of demonstrating the very different psyche of our major trading partner across the Pacific."--The New York Times Book ReviewAbout the Author:
Robert Whiting is the author of You Gotta Have Wa and is one of the very few Westerners to write a regular column in the Japanese press. He has appeared as a commentator in documentaries about Japan and on such shows as Larry King Live and The MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour. He has also written for The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, and Time, among other publications. He lives in Tokyo.
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Book Description Macmillan, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0026276615
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