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The Shogun

The Shogun's Daughter

The Shogun's Daughter( )
Author: Rowland, Laura Joh
Series title:Sano Ichiro Novels Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Minotaur Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.99
Book Description:

Japan, 1704. In an elegant mansion a young woman named Tsuruhime lies on her deathbed, attended by her nurse. Smallpox pustules cover her face. Incense burns, to banish the evil spirits of disease. After Tsuruhime takes her last breath, the old woman watching from the doorway says, "Who's going to tell the Shogun his daughter is dead?"

The death of the Shogun's daughter has immediate consequences on his regime. There will be no grandchild to leave the kingdom. Faced with his...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9.33 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Rowland, Laura Joh (Author)
Historical mystery author Laura Joh Rowland writes the popular Sano Ichiro series, which is set in 17th-century feudal Japan and features a samurai detective protagonist. Before becoming a full-time writer, Rowland held several positions in chemistry, microbiology, and engineering. She studied at the University of Michigan and earned a B.S. in Microbiology and a Master's degree in Public Health.


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