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Samurai rising : the epic life of Minamoto Yoshitsune

Turner, Pamela S. (author.). Hind, Gareth (illustrator.).
  • ISBN: 1580895840 (reinforced for library use)
  • ISBN: 9781580895842 (reinforced for library use)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2016]

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y 952.02 TURNER 34510011040951 Teen Area - Non-fiction Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-231) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Disaster in Kyoto: Kyoto, 1160 -- Headless ghosts: Kurama, 1160-1174 -- Samurai boot camp: Hiraizumi, 1174- 1180 -- Brothers-in-arms: Kamakura, 1180-1184 -- Perilous river: Kyoto, 1184 -- Midnight strike: Ichi-no-Tani, 1184 -- Hooves like hailstones: Ichi-no-Tani, 1184 -- Into the storm: Kyoto, Shikoku, and Yashima, 1184-1185 -- The dropped bow: Yashima, 1185 -- The drowned sword: Dan-no-Ura, 1185 -- Assassins in the dark: Dan-no-Ura, Kyoto, and Koshigoe, 1185 -- Shizuka's song: Kyoto, Kamakura, and the Yoshino Mountains, 1185-1186 -- The fugitive: locations unknown, 1185-1187 -- Feast of arrows: Hiraizumi, 1187-1189 -- Epilogue: the Samurai weeps.
Summary, etc.: Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills. --Publisher's description.
Subject: Japan History Heian period, 794-1185
Japan History Heian period, 794-1185 Juvenile literature
Samurai Japan Biography Juvenile literature
Generals Japan Biography Juvenile literature
Minamoto, Yoshitsune 1159-1189
Minamoto, Yoshitsune 1159-1189 Juvenile literature
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