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In Appropriate: A novel of culture, kidnapping, and revenge in modern Japan By ARUDOU Debito
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Gary Schmidt, a small-town American boy, meets a Japanese girl in college and follows her to Japan to start a family. Little does he know that her conservative Japanese clan has hidden agendas and... More > secret intentions. Gary eventually realizes that he must escape their clutches – and convince his family to do the same before it’s too late! IN APPROPRIATE is a book about child abductions in Japan, where after a divorce, a non-Japanese man comes back to Japan to retrieve his children back to America. Although a work of fiction, it is an amalgam of several true stories of divorce and Left-Behind Parents in Japan.< Less
The Yakuza's Daughter By CJ Martin
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The daughter of a yakuza attempts to exact revenge by kidnapping the daughter of Tanaka, the Tokyo police officer responsible for her father's death. This 590 word flash fiction was compiled for the... More > Lulu short story contest.< Less
A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in B&W.< Less
A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in Color.< Less
A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in Color.< Less
A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in B&W.< Less
The Year of the Dangerous Ones By Peter Beattie
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Political staffers close to the Premier of the Australian state of Queensland start turning up dead. Ex-cop Doug Morgan smells a rat, and so does crusading journalist Louise Prince. Together they... More > begin to unravel the twisted knot which reveals a corrupt Police Minister, rampant intrusion of Japanese Yakuza crime bosses, and a trail of dirt which leads right to the top of the political stack. The stakes are higher than Morgan can imagine, and the chase leads all over Australia and even to Japan. Ultimately … only revenge will do!< Less
The Year of the Dangerous Ones By Peter Beattie
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Political staffers close to the Premier of the Australian state of Queensland start turning up dead. Ex-cop Doug Morgan smells a rat, and so does crusading journalist Louise Prince. Together they... More > begin to unravel the twisted knot which reveals a corrupt Police Minister, rampant intrusion of Japanese Yakuza crime bosses, and a trail of dirt which leads right to the top of the political stack. The stakes are higher than Morgan can imagine, and the chase leads all over Australia and even to Japan. Ultimately … only revenge will do!< Less
Pearl By Tim Hassall
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December 1941: A daring spy trapped on Oahu. A military policeman hunting him. A woman taken off a steamer with a roll of cash as bombs fall on Pearl Harbor. A Honolulu detective investigating the... More > murder of a Naval Intelligence officer. A high-class call girl out for revenge. And a privileged, corrupt businessman intent on remaking Hawaii in his vision. Takijiro Sazaki is alone and cornered after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In the chaos that follows the bombing, Taki learns his new mission: find the American carriers to finish the destruction of the Pacific Fleet. Military policeman James Hyde recruits Detective Wymo Ishimoto, who is investigating a brutal murder, and Kiri Ozawa, a Japanese Nisei who is thrown into a detention camp at the worst possible moment: the families who rule Hawaii are searching for her. These three people are the only ones who can stop Takijiro before he learns the American secret and dooms the war in the Pacific.< Less
Pearl By Tim Hassall
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December 1941: A daring spy trapped on Oahu. A military policeman hunting him. A woman taken off a steamer with a roll of cash as bombs fall on Pearl Harbor. A Honolulu detective investigating the... More > murder of a Naval Intelligence officer. A high-class call girl out for revenge. And a privileged, corrupt businessman intent on remaking Hawaii in his vision. Takijiro Sazaki is alone and cornered after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In the chaos that follows the bombing, Taki learns his new mission: find the American carriers to finish the destruction of the Pacific Fleet. Military policeman James Hyde recruits Detective Wymo Ishimoto, who is investigating a brutal murder, and Kiri Ozawa, a Japanese Nisei who is thrown into a detention camp at the worst possible moment: the families who rule Hawaii are searching for her. These three people are the only ones who can stop Takijiro before he learns the American secret and dooms the war in the Pacific.< Less