The lady and the monk: four seasons in Kyoto
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Published:
New York : Knopf :, 1991.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
337 pages ; 22 cm
Status:
Description
When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to learn about Zen Buddhism from the inside, to get to know Kyoto, one of the loveliest old cities in the world, and to find out something about Japanese culture today -- not the world of businessmen and production lines, but the traditional world of changing seasons and the silence of temples, of the images woven through literature, of the lunar Japan that still lives on behind the rising sun of geopolitical power. All this he did. And then he met Sachiko. Vivacious, attractive, thoroughly educated, speaking English enthusiastically if eccentrically, the wife of a Japanese "salaryman" who seldom left the office before 10 P.M., Sachiko was as conversant with tea ceremony and classical Japanese literature as with rock music, Goethe, and Vivaldi. With the lightness of touch that made Video Night in Kathmandu so captivating, Pico Iyer fashions from their relationship a marvelously ironic yet heartfelt book that is at once a portrait of cross-cultural infatuation -- and misunderstanding -- and a delightfully fresh way of seeing both the old Japan and the very new.
Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
TELL WPL Adult NonFiction
952 IYE
In Transit
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
0679403086 :
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Iyer, P. (1991). The lady and the monk: four seasons in Kyoto. New York: Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Iyer, Pico. 1991. The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto. New York: Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Iyer, Pico, The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto. New York: Knopf, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Iyer, Pico. The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto. New York: Knopf, 1991. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
764f7bf1-3692-453c-238b-55b1feaad1bc
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last Sierra Extract TimeDec 11, 2019 09:18:31 AM
Last File Modification TimeDec 11, 2019 09:22:37 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeDec 11, 2019 09:18:40 AM

MARC Record

LEADER01585pam a2200397 a 4500
00123015268
008910108s1991    nyu           000 0aeng  
00519920403184626.0
003UNKNOWN
1001 |a Iyer, Pico.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84126270
60010|a Iyer, Pico|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84126270|x Travel|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99005039|z Japan|z Kyoto.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80024170
651 0|a Kyoto (Japan)|x Description and travel.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008115764
655 7|a Autobiographies.|2 lcgft|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2014026047
250 |a 1st ed.
020 |a 0679403086 :|c $22.00 ($29.00 Can.)
05000|a DS897.K84|b I95 1991
08200|a 952/.1864048|2 20
092 |a 952|b IYE
010 |a 91000413 //r91
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.ltiac in 2018.06
995 |a Loaded with m2btab.ltiac in 2017.09
264 1|a New York :|b Knopf :|b Distributed by Random House,|c 1991.
300 |a 337 pages ;|c 22 cm
336 |a text|b txt|2 rdacontent
337 |a unmediated|b n|2 rdamedia
338 |a volume|b nc|2 rdacarrier
24514|a The lady and the monk :|b four seasons in Kyoto /|c Pico Iyer.
043 |a a-ja---
049 |a DMP6[][7681]
040 |a DLC|b eng|c DLC|d DMP
948 |a MARCIVE Comp, May 22, 2018
948 |a MARCIVE August, 2017
948 |a MARCIVE extract Aug 5, 2017
998 |e -|a tl|a tlw
907 |a .b10761500
989 |1 .i11061200|b 1230000183919|d tlwnf|g t|m |h 24|x 1|t 3|i 5|j 7|k 010627|o -|a 952|r IYE