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Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro /

by Preus, Margi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2010Description: 301 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0810989816 ; 9780810989818 .Subject(s): Nakahama, Manjiråo, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction | Japanese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | Japan -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | United States -- Relations -- Japan -- Juvenile fictionSummary: 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 becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.
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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 becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.

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