The boy and the Samurai

by Erik Christian Haugaard

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin in Boston

Written in English
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  • Japan -- History -- Period of civil wars, 1480-1603 -- Fiction.

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Having grown up as an orphan of the streets while sixteenth-century Japan is being ravaged by civil war, Saru seeks to help a samurai rescue his wife from imprisonment by a warlord so they can all flee to a more peaceful life.

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The Boy and the Samurai book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Saru, a street urchin in sixteenth-century Japan, learns to /5. The aged Samurai and the now adult "Boy" are looking back over their lives. They discuss in very engaging ways about how to write the story of one's life.

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