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Miyamoto Musashi: His Life and Writings
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from Shambhala Pubns (August 10, 2004)
9781590300459 | details & prices | 488 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $34.95
About: Musashi, best known for The Book of Five Rings, is the most famous samurai of all time, and this biography critically examines his life and writings, separates fact and fiction, and gives a clear picture of the man behind the myth, as well as puts the historical and philosophical aspects of the text into context and illuminates the etymological nuances of particular Japanese words and phrases.