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The Story Of Yuriwaka: A Japanese Odyssey

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A retelling of Homer's Odyssey in which Odysseus is transformed into Yuriwaka, the strongest man in Japan, who commands the Emperor's ships battling the pirates of Shiragi.
Hardcover, 42 pages
Published by Roberts Rinehart Publishers (first published April 12th 1993)
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Nov 28, 2015 Aadishesh rated it it was amazing
I like Odyssey and this book is similar to it. I liked the way the author described the action and the characters. My favorite character was Yuriwaka. My favorite moment was when Yuriwaka shot the evil brothers.
I became familiar with Japanese culture as well.
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Erik Haugaard was born in Denmark and has traveled extensively in the United States, Italy, Spain, and Japan. Called "a writer gifted in the art of the storyteller" by the BOSTON GLOBE, he is internationally known for his accomplishments as a playwright, poet, and translator.

Haugaard has written a number of acclaimed works for young adults that transport readers back to a time and place in history
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