Ben Stevens A Gaijin's Guide to Japan

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A Gaijin's Guide to Japan

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In this alternative look at Japanese life, history and culture, Ben Stevens looks at the good, the bad and the plain weird from a Westerner's viewpoint. His book is an A-Z that covers all aspects of Japanese life.

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Ben Stevens splits his year between homes in Japan and London. He has been fascinated with Far Eastern culture all his life and his first book, From Lee To Li, a guide to martial arts heroes is published in spring 2009

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