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The Teahouse Fire

By: Avery, Ellis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: US, Penguin Publishing Group: 2007

Seller ID: PGB614

ISBN: 159448273X

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 480 paperback in very good condition; clean pages; uncreased spine that has some rubbing along the edge; light edgewearThe story of two women whose lives intersect in late-nineteenth-century Japan, The Teahouse Fire is also a portrait of one of the most fascinating places and times in all of history-Japan as it opens its doors to the West. It was a period when wearing a different color kimono could make a political statement, when women stopped blackening their teeth to profess an allegiance to Western ideas, and when Japan's most mysterious rite-the tea ceremony-became not just a sacrament... View more info