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Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, translated by William Scott Wilson [in AsianWeek]

HagakureBrand new edition of the classic collection of almost 300-year-old tidbits on how to live the life of the proper samurai. Historically, its followers have been many and notable, including the legendary writer Yukio Mishima and even director Jim Jarmusch who “prominently featured” the text in his film Ghost Dog.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, December 20, 2002

Readers: Adult

Published: 2002 (United States)


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