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The roads to Sata

Booth, Alan

The roads to Sata

a 2,000-mile walk through Japan

by Booth, Alan

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Published by F.A. Thorpe in Anstey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Penguin, 1986, c1985.

StatementAlan Booth.
SeriesUlverscroft
The Physical Object
Pagination604p. ;
Number of Pages604
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22137364M
ISBN 100708926541

The Roads to Sata, written in by Alan Booth (), tells the story of his journey, on foot, from Cape Soya in Hokkaidō, the northernmost point of Japan, to Sata, the southernmost point of 's journey lasted days and covered 2, miles. The book was originally published by John Weatherhill Inc in , but was republished by Kodansha Globe in in paperback.


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Originally published: New York: Weatherhill, The roads to Sata: a mile walk through Japan Item PreviewPages: Alan Booth is best known as the author of The Roads to Sata, his account of a solo walk from the northern tip of Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s four main islands, to the southernmost cape in took him four months of heavy trudging to cover the 2, miles.

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The Roads to Sata is his wry, witty, inimitable account of that prodigious trek. Although he was a city person-he was brought up in London and spent most of his adult life in Tokyo - Booth had an extraordinary ability to capture the feel of rural Japan in his : This second full-length travel book from Alan Booth was published after the author’s death in Unlike The Roads to Sata, which is the account of a single, very long journey, Looking for the Lost consists of three self-contained sections: Tsugaru.

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The Roads to Sata 作者: Alan Booth 出版社: Kodansha Globe 副标题: A Mile Walk Through Japan (Origami Classroom) 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧:. This even though only two of his books about Japan became mainstream publications, ‘The Roads to Sata: A Mile Walk Through Japan’ () and, posthumously (Booth passed away in ), ‘Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan’ ().Author: Diverse Japan.

A (Nearly) Complete Survey of the Works of Alan Booth Favorite ebook can sometimes deliver ebook lot more than just a great book or series. That was certainly true with a favorite of mine: British travel writer Alan Booth, author of the celebrated books The Roads to Sata and Looking for the Lost.