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Wrong about Japan

a father"s journey with his son

by Carey, Peter Sir

  • 158 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • United States.,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Carey, Peter, 1943- -- Travel -- Japan,
    • Fathers and sons -- United States,
    • Fathers and sons -- Japan,
    • Americans -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Carey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS812 .C27 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3305224M
      ISBN 101400043115, 1400078369
      LC Control Number2004048425

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The author learns how he is wrong about almost everything he assumed about Japanese culture but doesn't seem to try to learn the truth.

Before his trip, Carey watches hours and hours of anime, building up symbolism and his interpretations of the symbols. Once in Japan, he is taught that he misread the symbols, /5. Wrong About Japan reads like a literary version of Sophia Coppola’s film Lost in Translation, minus the melancholy and stylish soundtrack." —The Scotsman "Carey describes the father-son relationship with great dexterity and open-eyed tenderness/5(1).

Many of the book's reviewers seem almost hyperbolically disappointed in what Carey accomplishes in "Wrong About Japan." They accuse him of superficiality in his approach to manga and anime. Pow. They accuse him of being unable to see past his own cultural assumptions.

Bam. However, the book isn't primarily about any of that/5(42). Booker-winning Carey (The True History of the Kelly Gang,etc.) ruefully describes a visit with his son in search of “the Real Japan,” during which he learns that his ideas, like all assumptions about the unfamiliar, are Careys live in New York, where year-old Charley has accumulated an extensive collection of Japanese comic books (manga) and.

Throughout, the Booker Prize-winning novelist makes observations that are intriguing even when–as his hosts keep politely reminding him–they turn out to be wrong. Funny, surprising, distinguished by its wonderfully nuanced portrait of a father and son thousands of miles from home, Wrong About Japan is a delight.

Wrong About Japan does not proceed directly towards its vouchsafed conclusions, but rather wanders slowly towards them in that slightly soft-drug kind of prose that makes Carey's work so enjoyable, so charming and sometimes so infuriating.".

Wrong about Japan: A Father's Journey with his Son Peter Carey Faber £, pp This is an odd, unnecessary little book - an unmemorable memento of a brief trip Peter Carey made to Tokyo two years ago with his pubescent son.

The jaunt was meant to. A review of Wrong About Japan by Peter Carey April 2, As one would expect from an author who can write well about anything, the book is full of the kind of detail which makes for good travel writing: setting, character, anecdote, and scenery descriptions, but this is much more than a portrait of Japan, or a visit log.

Many of the book's reviewers seem almost hyperbolically disappointed in what Carey accomplishes in "Wrong About Japan." They accuse him of superficiality in his approach to manga and anime. Pow. They accuse him of being unable to see past his own cultural assumptions. Bam. However, the book isn't primarily about any of that/5(35).

Wrong About Japan reads like a literary version of Sophia Coppola’s film Lost in Translation, minus the melancholy and stylish soundtrack." —The Scotsman "Carey describes the father-son relationship with great dexterity and open-eyed tenderness/5(12).

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Many of the book's reviewers seem almost hyperbolically disappointed in what Carey accomplishes in "Wrong About Japan." They accuse him of superficiality in his approach to manga and anime.

Pow. They accuse him of being unable to see past his own cultural assumptions. Bam. However, the book isn't primarily about any of that/5(20). Book reviews. Wrong About Japan Peter Carey Review by Tiffany Speaks. February Two-time Booker Prize winner Peter Carey is no stranger to praise, but Wrong About Japan: A Father's Journey with His Son, could garner a more distinguished honor: his son's love and respect.

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InMorita graduated from Osaka Imperial University in Physics. Mathematics was also his the second war war, he was commissioned as a Sub-Lietutent in Japanese Imperial Navy/5. Peter Carey's Wrong About Japan is the story of one man trying to gain a greater understanding of the mystery that is Japan.

With the help of his son Charley, the guidance of Takashi, a native of Japan, and his agent handing him a host of interviews, Carey plunges himself into Japan, hoping to leave with far more than he came with.

"Wrong About Japan: A Father's Journey with his Son." By Peter Carey. “Wrong About Japan, Carey’s slight but enjoyable travelogue, goes on to investigate the deep “real Japan” roots of all the pop art that resonates the world over.” —The Scotsman “This slim volume, about their adventures, is not the first to punctuate Mr.

Carey’s string of stunning novels, and it is a pleasure to read.” —Economist.Travel and Leisure: December, 10 Questions. Peter Carey’s novels famously explore the terrain of his native Australia, but his latest book, Wrong About Japan (January, Knopf), recounts an anime-inspired trip to Tokyo with his son, talks with Travel + Leisure about what he learned from anime, and how cultural misunderstandings can lead to memorable experiences.Get this from a library!

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