There’s a God for That
Optimism in the Face of Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Meltdowns
TRAVEL / Asia / Japan
RELIGION / Shintoism
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Peace
1. Japan – Religious life and customs
2. Earthquakes – Japan
3. Tsunamis – Japan
4. Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (Japan) Accidents
5. Antinuclear movement
6. Ghost stories, Japanese
TONE: Moving; Reflective
WRITING: Lyrical; Thoughtful; Richly detailed; Stylistically complex
PAGES / WORDS
xvi, 168pp, glossary
MAPS / ILLUSTRATIONS
12 maps, 2 line drawings
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER
US $28.00 (hardcover)
US $16.00 (pbk.)
US $11.99 (eBook)
US $9.99 (Kindle)
Kinokuniya to host author Joseph Honton
SEPTEMBER 1, 2012. Kinokuniya Bookstore San Francisco and Frankalmoigne announce a book signing by the author of the new book THERE'S A GOD FOR THAT: Optimism in the Face of Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Meltdowns.
In the days following the Great Tōhoku Earthquake of March 11, 2011, the international media failed to report the true story of the nation's grief and sorrow. But the world was paying attention, and the outpouring of support has been global.
In this book, the author paints a picture of a beautiful country dealing with the calamity. He shares a message of hope for the future, through honor and remembrance.
Event: New Book Release - Meet the Author
Date: Saturday October 6, 2012
Time: 3pm - 5pm
Venue: Kinokuniya Bookstore - 2nd Floor
Location: 1581 Webster St. (between Geary Blvd & Post St.), Japantown, San Francisco
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Retail price: $9.99
First day of issue: September 1, 2012
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FRANKALMOIGNE is a publisher of books and atlases about geography, cartography and travel, focusing on material that documents the world as it is. Frankalmoigne's interest is in preserving a record of human activities as they shape, and are shaped by, Earth's natural resources.
JOSEPH HONTON is a world traveler and professional geographer, with an intimate understanding of the language, culture, and religion of Japan. He has written extensively about ecology and water.