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The master puppeteer /Katherine Paterson ; illustrated by Haru Wells.

Author: Katherine Paterson; Haru Wells
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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A thirteen-year-old boy describes the poverty and discontent of eighteenth century Osaka and the world of puppeteers in which he lives.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Paterson; Haru Wells
ISBN: 0690009135 9780690009132 0064402819 9780064402811
OCLC Number: 410581638
Awards: Winner of National Book Awards (Children's) 1977
Description: 179 pages ; 20 cm

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In 18th-century Osaka, Jiro, son of a starving puppet-maker, runs away from home to apprentice himself to Yoshida, the ill-tempered puppeter. When his life at the theatre is shattered by mobs of  Read more...

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"Excellent wrting and irresistible intrigue." (Starred review)--" School Library Journal"A brilliant novel. Compelling drama, swift and exciting."--" Publishers Weekly

 
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