Undercurrents : episodes from a life on the edge

ISBN: 9784770030078, 477003007X
OCLC Number: 63108458
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
Author: Shintaro Ishihara
Translator: Wayne P. Lammers
Language: en
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication Place: New York, Tokyo
English Publication Date: 2005
Notes: Japanese title: Waga jinsei no toki no toki. Contents: Adrift, The speckled band, Lightning strike, The same man, A starting position, Will-o'-the-wisp, Nitrogen narcosis, Close encounters, Miracle, Keeling over, Underwater balcony seats, On the tennis court, At the harbor in winter, Navigation, The angel of death, The manta in the Keramas, Peril in summer, The shark cage, Overboard, The river between life and death, The light, The old man and the shark, The lighter, Spirit fires, Buddha on the highway, Newlyweds, The children who missed going to war, Broken bones, The man who returned from every battle, Minamijima, The Chilean brothel, Believe it or not, The man-eating shark of Niijima, South Pacific, On the rails, The day my father died, A world of darkness, The house on the hillside, On a glacier lake, Rainbow. A Japanese Literature Publishing Project selection.
Abstract: Assembles 40 episodes that represent the times the author felt most alive, involving his two passions: sailing and scuba diving.