PERSONAL AND ORIENTAL by Austin Coates
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PERSONAL AND ORIENTAL

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With a perceptive and careful characterization of each country, or city, Japan, Hong Kong, Manila, Burma, India, Pakistan, Iraq, Turkey, Mr. Coates retraces his original journey in reverse order from his earlier Invitation to an Eastern Feast and distinguishes each one from the generalized enigmatic impression Westerners have of the Orient. On the whole the book is one of impressions and feeling documented by the anecdotes and experiences of a traveler whose sympathies are sincere and whose personal attachments are many.

Pub Date: June 12th, 1957
Publisher: Harper