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1933330406
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9781933330402
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Overview

One night, alone on a hilltop, a young boy is swept aboard a magical train bound for the Milky Way. A classic in Japan, this tender fable is a book of great wisdom, offering insight into the afterlife.

One of Japan’s greatest storytellers, Kenji Miyazawa (1896–1933) was a teacher, author, poet, and scientist.



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ISBN-13: 9781933330402
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Stone Bridge Fiction
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,033,384
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)

About the Author

Miyazawa (1896-1933) was a teacher, author, poet, and scientist. His writings reflect his deep commitment to Buddhism as well as his interest in Western technology. Joseph Sigrist lived in northern Japan for many years and has taught religion and Arthurian literature. D.M. Stroud is a poet, translator, and teacher who has lived in Japan since 1975.

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