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    The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

    SKU: cmc9780099539551

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    The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance is a family memoir by Edmund de Waal, the renown British pottery artist.

    This book is the story of a collection of netsuke (miniature wood carvings from Japan) owned by de Waal's family. It tells how the collection has been passed from generation to generation; from Paris to Vienna and, in a twist of fate, back to Japan. Throughout, de Waal explores the intrinsic meaning of objects themselves.

    Highly recommended.


    Product code: cmc9780099539551
    World culture: Japan
    Title: IThe Hare With The Amber Eyes
    Subtitle: A Hidden Inheritance
    Author: Edmund de Waal
    ISBN: 9780099539551
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368 pages
    Size: 20cm x 13cm
    llustrations: Some colour illustrations
    Publication date: 2011
    Weight: 0.45kg
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