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Samurai rising the epic life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Samurai,
  • Generals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • History

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Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills.

Edition Notes

StatementPamela S. Turner
ContributionsNishii, Brian, narrator, Recorded Books, Inc
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS856.72.M56 T87 2016b
The Physical Object
Format[sound recording] :
Pagination4 audio discs (4 hr., 45 min.)
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26927324M
ISBN 101501936263
ISBN 109781501936265
OCLC/WorldCa960726435

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In the book “ Samurai Rising ”, written by Pamela S. Turner, is a historical biography that takes place during and after the civil war; - The most essential characters are not only the son; Yoshitsune. But as well his father; Yoshitomo, the leader of the Minamoto clan/5(58).   In “Samurai Rising,” Turner, the author of several nonfiction books for young readers, traces the brutal and thrilling path of this most famous samurai. Currents of intrigue, revenge and ­glory run so strong in his story that reading it feels like being buffeted by : Charlesbridge. Based on one of the great works of Japanese history and literature, Samurai Rising takes a clear-eyed, very modern look at the way of the samurai—and at the man who became the most famous samurai of all. AWARDS AND RECOGNITION: American Library Association Notable Book Booklist Editor's Choice Booklist Top Ten Biography for Youth Eureka! Book Summary: Set in 12th century Japan, this biography introduces Western readers to rival Samurai clans, and the incredible story of a particular boy. When your father challenges a rival family and loses, and your mother is captured and you are sent to a monastery, that would seem to be that.

Samurai Rising is a young adult nonfiction historical account by Pamela S. Turner of the life and times of legendary Japanese samurai warrior Minamoto Yoshitsune during and after the Samurai Civil War of When the novel begins, Japan is in the final years of imperial rule. Samurai Rising Quotes Gareth Hinds and Pamela S. Turner This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Samurai Rising. Samurai Rising The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune. and unskilled in the warrior arts, he somehow escaped and learned the ways of the samurai. When the time came for the Minamoto clan to rise up against their enemies, Yoshitsune answered the call. His daring feats and impossible bravery earned him immortality as the ultimate. in Samurai Rising, this time illustrating Yoshitsune’s real-life adventures. Gareth is a third-degree black belt in aikido and the award-winning creator of graphic-novel adaptations of Macbeth, Beowulf, The Odyssey, and other classics. He lives in Washington, DC. Discussion & File Size: 1MB.

This epic warrior tale reads like a novel, but this is the true story of the greatest samurai in Japanese history. When Yoshitsune was just a baby, his father went to war with a rival samurai family—and lost.   In “Samurai Rising,” Turner, the author of several nonfiction books for young readers, traces the brutal and thrilling path of this most famous samurai. Samurai Rising is not a graphic novel, but it’s a beautifully designed book which contains 16 chapter illustrations and 4 maps painted with brush and ink. Here’s a preview on my blog. And here’s Amazon’s “Look Inside” Preview. When Minamoto Yoshitsune was just a baby, his father went to war with a rival samurai family, and lost. With his father dead, his mother captured, and his surviving half brother banished, Yoshitsune was sent away to live in a monastery. Skinny, small, and unskilled in the warrior arts, he somehow escaped and learned the ways of the samurai. >When the time came for the Minamoto clan to rise.