Nicola Barber Tokyo (Global Cities)

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Tokyo (Global Cities)

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Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, is the capital of Japan and the island nation's hub of business, government, education, and mass media. Offering a 21st-century introduction to the high-tech, go-go home of samurai, sushi, anime, and manga, this work combines facts about history, culture, and growth with discussions about key issues.

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A British voice actress with over a decade of experience, Nicola Barber has won two Earphone Awards from AudioFile Magazine for her audio book narration and has recorded national radio spots for Verizon Wireless, Virgin Airlines, and Hilton Hotels, as well as a national TV commercial for Oatmeal Crisp. She specializes in commercials, corporate videos, audiobooks, phone systems, and training videos. Nicola has narrated over a dozen audio books for authors such as Barbara Taylor Bradford and Maureen Johnson.

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