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BEING A BROAD IN JAPAN: Everything a Western Woman Needs to Survive and Thrive, by Caroline Pover. Alexandra Press, 2001, 518 pp., 2,858 yen (paper)

“Being A Broad in Japan: Everything a Western Woman Needs to Survive and Thrive” is a chatty and compendious handbook, covering topics from beauty care to birth control, from disaster haircuts to divorce, with anecdotal and expert opinions backing it up all the way.

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