Toppamono: Outlaw. Radical. Suspect. My Life in Japan's Underworld

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Shot, stabbed, and beaten, Miyazaki Manabyu somehow emerged intact from his first years to put his astonishing life story down on paper. Born the son of a yakuza boss in 1945, he grew up in a household of gang members and social misfits before his conversion to Marxism launched him into the violent world of 1960s student radicalism. After dropping out of university and spending a brief sojourn in South America, he became a reporter on a fast-rising weekly magazine. Called back home to Kyoto to take over the family ...

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Toppamono: Outlaw. Radical. Suspect. My Life in Japan's Underworld
2005, Kotan Publishing, Nevada

ISBN-13: 9780970171627

Hardcover

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