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Author Inoue, Takehiko.

Title Vagabond. Volume 1 / Takehiko Inoue ; [English adaptation by Yuji Oniki ; touch-up and lettering by Steve Dutro].

Edition Vizbig edition.
Publication Info. San Francisco, CA : Viz Comics, 2011.
©2008
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
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 Nichols Adult Fiction Graphic Novels  F INOUE v. 1    MENDING
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Note "Based on Eiji Yoshikawa's 'Musashi.'"
"Parental advisory explicit content"--Cover.
"Three in one"--Cover.
Originally published in Japan in 1999 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
Printed to be read right to left in its original Japanese format.
Summary "Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior philosopher, Musashi authored 'A book of five rings, ' a theoretical guide to military strategy still used today. But the path to enlightement in feudal era Japan was fraught with peril. At seventeen years of age, Musashi-- still known by his childhood name, Shinmen Takezō-- was a wild young brute just setting out along the way of the sword. In the aftermath of the epic Battle of Sekigahara, Takezō finds himself a fugitive survivor on the losing side of the war. Takezō's vicious nature has made him an outcast even in his own village, and he is hunted down like an animal. At this crucial crossroads in Takezō's life, an eccentric monk and a childhood friend are the only ones who can help him find his way"--Cover flap.
Audience "Rated M for mature."
Subject Miyamoto, Musashi, 1584-1645 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Swordsmen -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- Translations into English.
Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Added Author Oniki, Yuji.
Dutro, Steve.
Spine Title Vagabond 1
ISBN 9781421520544 paperback
1421520540 paperback
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