Autumn Lightning The Education of an American Samurai {Ebook epub} by Dave Lowry

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Autumn Lightning The Education of an American Samurai Free read ↠ 104 characters á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Dave Lowry 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. This was probably the closest I ve got to gaining some insights into the ways of samurai and their history I m glad a fellow Goodreads member recommended it to meThe story chronicles the life of an American who decides to undergo the tutelage of a samurai sensei The story nicely contrasts Occidental and Oriental cultures and tells a parallel story of historic Japan where the sensei s ancestors made the art of the sword kenjutsu popularAlthough the reading was slow at times it did a good job of conveying samurai ideology to a westerner

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Autumn Lightning The Education of an American Samurai Free read ↠ 104 characters á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Dave Lowry 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 tal. There are a few books that I read when I was in middle school and high school and have continued to re read once every couple years since then Autumn Lightning is one of these The book is partly a story of Lowry s own early studies in kenjutsu as a young man and partly a story of the development of the style in which he studied But this is not just an interesting book on martial arts it is a simple good story thoughtfully and skillfully written and something about it keeps making me come back for

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Autumn Lightning The Education of an American Samurai Free read ↠ 104 characters á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Dave Lowry Es 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. probably one of my FAVORITE Dave Lowry books

  • Paperback
  • 179
  • Autumn Lightning The Education of an American Samurai
  • Dave Lowry
  • English
  • 15 March 2017
  • 9781570621154