THE LADY AND THE MONK: Four Seasons in Kyoto.
Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.
New York: Vintage Books, (1992.). SIGNED - The author's second book, an account of his stay in a Buddhist monastery in Japan, because he wanted to learn more about Zen Buddhism and Japan today. While he was there, he met a young woman who came to embody both the old and new Japan to him - the wife of a 'salaryman,' locked into an arranged marriage, but who was conversant with both the ancient tea ceremony and modern rock, who wore leg warmers one day and a kimono another. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author - "For -- Hope you have a wonderful time in Japan, with warmest wishes" and dated in 1993. 338 pp. ISBN: 0-679403086.
Condition: Good+ condition - usual toning to the pages, minor wear to covers.