Books tagged: edo period

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Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Kitsune
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The son of a disgraced samurai saves a fox from hunters, and is rewarded with a beautiful woman, treasure, and a child who will grow up to be a great hero. A Japanese folktale retold.
Three and a Half Lines
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Three short stories set in Japan. A chance meeting inspires an unhappy woman to flee Edo in search of a divorce. A samurai’s unlucky trophy poses a supernatural threat on the battlefield. A family retainer investigates rumors of a wayward daughter’s death at the hands of a demon.
The Samurai Poet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.