Milky Way Railroad (Paperback)

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By Kenji Miyazawa, Ryu Okazaki (Illustrator), Joseph Sigrist (Translator)
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Description


One night, alone on a hilltop, a young boy is swept aboard a magical train bound for the Milky Way. A classic in Japan, this tender fable is a book of great wisdom, offering insight into the afterlife.

One of Japan's greatest storytellers, Kenji Miyazawa (1896-1933) was a teacher, author, poet, and scientist.

About the Author


Miyazawa (1896-1933) was a teacher, author, poet, and scientist. His writings reflect his deep commitment to Buddhism as well as his interest in Western technology. Joseph Sigrist lived in northern Japan for many years and has taught religion and Arthurian literature. D.M. Stroud is a poet, translator, and teacher who has lived in Japan since 1975.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781933330402
ISBN-10: 1933330406
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication Date: December 2008
Pages: 143
Language: English
Series: Stone Bridge Fiction