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Old Man Thunder, father of the bullet train

Author: Bill Hosokawa
Publisher: Denver, Colo. : Sogo Way, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hosokawa, Bill.
Old Man Thunder, father of the bullet train.
Denver, Colo. : Sogo Way, ©1997
(OCoLC)605255223
Named Person: Shinji Sogō; Shinji Sōgo; Shinji Sogō; Shinji Sogō
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Hosokawa
ISBN: 0965958000 9780965958004
OCLC Number: 37782494
Notes: Includes index.
Description: v, 224 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The birth of the bullet train --
Big brother's sacrifice --
Love and marriage --
Hard lessons about railroading --
Introduction to America --
Moving up --
Earthquake emergency --
The bribery scandal --
Clouds over Manchuria --
War comes to Manchuria --
Turmoil --
A fling at politics --
Pearl Harbor --
The plot --
After the surrender --
Challenge --
Battle of gauges --
Decision to gamble --
Sayonara, Kiku --
Charging ahead --
In pursuit of dollars --
Well done, Sogo-San --
Silent thunder.
Other Titles: Old Man Thunder
Father of the bullet train
Responsibility: Bill Hosokawa.

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