Milky Way Railroad by Kenji Miyazawa
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Milky Way Railroad
By Kenji Miyazawa

Milky Way Railroad

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Milky Way Railroad by Kenji Miyazawa

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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933330402
ISBN-10: 1933330406
Format: Paperback
(190mm x 134mm x 12mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Stone Bridge Press
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kenji Miyazawa

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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