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Of nightingales that weep

Author: Katherine Paterson; Haru Wells
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1989, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Harper Trophy edView all editions and formats
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The vain young daughter of a samurai finds her comfortable life ripped apart when opposing warrior clans begin a struggle for imperial control of Japan.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Paterson; Haru Wells
ISBN: 0064402827 9780064402828
OCLC Number: 19492376
Notes: "A Harper Trophy book."
Description: xiii, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Katherine Paterson ; illustrations by Haru Wells.

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Takiko, daughter of a famous samurai, joins the Imperial Japanese court to escape her miserable home. Her beauty and her nightingale voice captivate a handsome young warrior, Hideo, an enemy spy.  Read more...

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"A dramatic story, rich in emotion and in historical detail."-- "The Horn Book""A colorful and romantic story of feudal Japan. Unusual andstirring." -- "Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"

 
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