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The Coming of the Bear (Zenta and Matsuzo Mystery #6)

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Zenta and Matsuzo's boat arrives at the shore of an island populated by round-eyed Ainu people. Although they seem friendly, Zenta and Matsuzo soon learn that they are prisoners!

After fleeing to the Japanese settlement on another part of the island, Zenta and Matsuzo discover that the Japanese are making preparations for war. With conflicting views on the matter, Zenta and
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 1st 1900 by Tuttle Publishing
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Gail Jaitin
Dec 27, 2009 Gail Jaitin rated it really liked it
This is a middle school-level book, part of a series of books about Zenta and Matsuzo, traveling samurai who have adventures and solve mysteries. I discovered these books while tutoring a 12-year-old boy, and I suppose they appeal to the inner twelve-year-old boy in me.
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Dec 10, 2010 Drew Clendenin rated it really liked it
i like it cause im a fan of the japanese books and because its about samurai's too.
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Namioka was born in Beijing, the daughter of linguist Yuenren Chao and physician Buwei Yang Chao. The family moved often in China. In 1937, the Chaos were living in Nanjing, and fled westward in the face of the Japanese Invasion. They eventually made their way to Hawaii, then Cambridge, Massachusetts. Namioka attended grade school in Cambridge and excelled at mathematics.

Namioka attended Universit
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