Heart of a samurai: Based on the the true story of Manjiro Nakahama (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Heart of a samurai: Based on the the true story of Manjiro Nakahama

Author: Margi Preus
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he become the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Manjirō Nakahama; Manjiro Nakahama; Manjirō Nakahama
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margi Preus
ISBN: 9780810989818 0810989816
OCLC Number: 1259374485
Description: 301 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Margi Preus.

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In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he become the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.

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