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Author Crofford, Emily.
Title Born in the year of courage / by Emily Crofford.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1991.
book jacket
 Hyannis Children's Room  J FICTION CRO     AVAILABLE
Descript 160 p. ; 23 cm.
Summary In 1841, having been shipwrecked and picked up by an American whaling ship outside Japanese territorial waters, fifteen-year-old Manjiro decides to go live in America and work towards opening trade between his country and the West.
Subject Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
Nakahama, Manjirō, 1827-1898 -- Fiction.
Shipwrecks -- Fiction.
Whaling -- Fiction.
Japan -- History -- 1787-1868 -- Fiction.
ISBN 0876146795 : $14.95
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