The Big Wave
By (author) Pearl S Buck
Big Wave by Pearl S Buck
Book DescriptionKino lives on a farm on the side of a mountain in Japan. His friend, Jiya, lives in a fishing village below. Everyone, including Kino and Jiya, has heard of the big wave. No one suspects it will wipe out the whole village and Jiya's family, too. As Jiya struggles to overcome his sorrow, he understands it is in the presence of danger that one learns to be brave, and to appreciate how wonderful life can be.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812449167
(193mm x 137mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-May-1986
Country of Publication: United States
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Big Wave, Hardback (April 1986)» View all books by Pearl S Buck
"The author's famous story of a Japanese boy who must face life after escaping the tidal wave destruction of his family and village . . ."--"Booklist." Illustrated with 18th- and 19th-century Japanese prints.
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