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Japan the beautiful and myself

Kawabata, Yasunari

Japan the beautiful and myself

the 1968 Novel Prize acceptances speech

by Kawabata, Yasunari

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Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesUtsukushii Nihon no watakushi.
Statementwith the English translation by Edward G. Seidensticker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL832 A9 J3 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18096215M

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