FINDING THE REAL JAPAN- Stories from the Land of the Rising Sun takes a look at what Japanese Culture is really like, without the rose-colored glasses. It is written from first-hand accounts of traveling to and living in Japan spanning several years. The work also includes black and white prints of old and rare Japanese artwork as well as pictures of modern-day Japan. The first-hand accounts make this an interesting study on a culture that is often misunderstood by outsiders. Take a journey with the author while trying to understand this fascinating and ancient culture. The highs and lows of this story are both inspiring and at times horrifying. It is a direct, in your face, look at what modern-day Japan is really like.