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Author: Ian Buruma
Release Date: March 07, 2023
Ian Buruma’s spellbinding account of three near-mythic figures—a Dutch fixer, a Manchu princess, and Himmler’s masseur—who may have been con artists and collaborators under Japanese and German rule, or true heroes, or somethin...
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Author: John Wukovits | Narrator: Gregory Jones
Release Date: February 01, 2022
The riveting true account of the Battle of Tarawa, an epic World War II clash in which the U.S. Marines fought the Japanese nearly to the last man. In November 1943, the men of the 2d Marine Division were instructed to clear out Japanese resistance o...
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Author: Dreux Richard | Narrator: Dreux Richard
Release Date: February 23, 2021
A stunning blend of investigative journalism, authoritative science writing, and embedded ethnography. Every Human Intention captures the unsettling, lyrical beauty of the intimate moments and buried secrets that form Japan’s national drama.&ld...
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Author: Robert Whiting | Narrator: Oliver Wyman
Release Date: July 07, 2020
A riveting account of the role of Americans in the evolution of the Tokyo underworld in the years since 1945.In the ashes of postwar Japan lay a gold mine for certain opportunistic, expatriate Americans.  Addicted to the volatile energy of ...
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Author: Matt Alt | Narrator: Matt Alt
Release Date: June 23, 2020
The untold story of how Japan became a cultural superpower through the fantastic inventions that captured—and transformed—the world’s imagination. “A masterful book driven by deep research, new insights, and powerful...
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Author: John Hersey | Narrator: George Guidall
Release Date: September 17, 2019
“One of the great classics of the war" (The New Republic) that tells what happened in Hiroshima through the memories of survivors—from a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom ...
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Author: Ian Buruma | Narrator: Ian Buruma
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land: Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970'sWhen Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more th...
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Author: Gretel Ehrlich | Narrator: Sumalee Montano
Release Date: November 15, 2013
**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)****Kansas City Star Best Books of the Year (2013)**A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated...
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Author: Haruki Murakami | Narrator: Janet Song, Feodor Chin and Ian Anthony Dale
Release Date: September 03, 2013
In this haunting work of journalistic investigation, Haruki Murakami tells the story of the horrific terrorist attack on Japanese soil that shook the entire world.  On a clear spring day in 1995, five members of a religious cult unleashed poison...
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Author: Jake Adelstein | Narrator: Jake Adelstein
Release Date: October 20, 2009
From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. At nineteen, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of ...
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Author: Max Hastings | Narrator: Simon Vance
Release Date: April 01, 2008
In his critically acclaimed Armageddon, Hastings detailed the last twelve months of the struggle for Germany. Here, in what can be considered a companion volume, he covers the horrific story of the war against Japan.By the summer of 1944 it was clear...
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