Travel Narratives

A year in Provence

Peter Mayle ; illustrations by Judith Clancy.

At home in Japan : a foreign woman's journey of discovery

Rebecca Otowa.

Biography, Nonfiction, Travel

At Home in Japantells the true story of a foreign woman who has been, for 30 years, the housewife, custodian and chatelaine of a 350-year-old farmhouse in rural Japan. This astonishing book traces a circular path, from the basic physical details of life in the house and village, through relationships with family, neighbors and the natural and supernatural entities with whom the family shares the house. Rebecca Otowa then focuses on her inner life...