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Persimmon Wind

A Martial Artist"s Journey In Japan

by Dave Lowry

  • 307 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Koryu Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Swordplay,
  • Japan,
  • United States,
  • Swordsmen,
  • Biography,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • Martial artists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8714737M
    ISBN 101890536105
    ISBN 109781890536107
    OCLC/WorldCa61727133


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