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The sign of the chrysanthemum

Author: Katherine Paterson; Peter Landa
Publisher: New York : HarperTrophy, 1988, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Harper Trophy edView all editions and formats
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A teen-ager comes to know himself through contacts with social ills and political unrest while searching for his father in Japan's capital, centuries ago.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Juvenile fiction
History Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Paterson; Peter Landa
ISBN: 0064402320 1435245652 9781435245655 9780064402323
OCLC Number: 30965523
Notes: "A Harper Trophy book."
Description: x, 132 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Katherine Paterson ; illustrated by Peter Landa.

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Muna, an illegitimate Japanese boy, searches for the Samurai father he has never met. When his mother dies, Muna travels to the capital of 12th-century Japan, a city struck by war between the  Read more...

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"A powerful and fascinating picture of the harsh realities as well as the beauty and excitement of feudal Kyoto."-- "School Library Journal"

 
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