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Autumn Lightning

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Dave Lowry juxtaposes his singular experience as an adept student of kenjutsu (the art of swordsmanship) under a Japanese teacher... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Dave Lowry juxtaposes his singular experience as an adept student of kenjutsu (the art of swordsmanship) under a Japanese teacher in St. Louis with a riveting account of the samurai tradition in Japan. Intertwining tales of the masters with reflections on his own apprenticeship in the samurai's arts, he reveals in their time-honored methods a way of life with profound relevance to modern times. The result is a fascinating, singular autobiography. Lowry captures the sense of wonder and mystery that makes martial arts compelling to so many practitioners. Even those who do not practice martial arts will delight in this unusual coming-of-age story.



Autorentext

Dave Lowry is an accomplished martial artist, calligrapher, and writer. He is the restaurant critic for St. Louis Magazine and writes regularly for a number of magazines on a wide variety of subjects, many of them related to Japan and the Japanese martial arts. He is the author of numerous books including Autumn Lightning: The Education of an American Samurai, Sword & Brush: The Spirit of the Martial Arts, Clouds in the West: Lessons from the Martial Arts of Japan, and The Connoisseur's Guide to Sushi.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Autumn Lightning
Untertitel: The Education of an American Samurai
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EAN: 9780834823310
ISBN: 978-0-8348-2331-0
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Shambhala
Genre: Sport
Anzahl Seiten: 208
Veröffentlichung: 17.07.2001
Jahr: 2001
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 1.4 MB