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Memories of the Warrior Kumagai By Donald Richie

Memories of the Warrior Kumagai
by Donald Richie

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In this retelling of an old tale, a warrior wrestles down an enemy commander only to discover his foe is as young as his own son. Richie challenges and upends conventional versions of this incident, even as he vividly evokes the world of the 12th-century Japanese warrior.
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Memories of the Warrior Kumagai: A Historical Novel by Donald Richie

Kumagi Naozane was a Japanese warrior famous for having taken the head of the young and handsome samurai Atsumori. This book is a fictionalised attempt to come to terms with his past.

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About Donald Richie


"Donald Richie" was born in Lima, OH in 1924 and has lived in Japan since 1947. The author of thirty books and dozens of essays, Richie is especially well-known for his travel memoir "The Inland Sea" which has been
adapted into a popular PBS documentary. His best-known collection is "The Donald Richie Reader, " which contains 50 years of his writings on Japan.

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GOR007131337
Memories of the Warrior Kumagai: A Historical Novel by Donald Richie
Donald Richie
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Tuttle Publishing
2006-06-09
248
0804837228
9780804837224
N/A
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