• Hachi-Ko: The Samurai Dog See large image

    Hachi-Ko: The Samurai Dog (Paperback) By (author) Shizuko O Koster

    $22.18 - Save $9.93 30% off - RRP $32.11 Free delivery worldwide Available
    Dispatched in 4 business days
    When will my order arrive?
    Add to basket | Add to wishlist |

    DescriptionHachi-Ko, the samurai dog of Japan, became a celebrity in Tokyo during the turbulent 1930s. He was honored by a statue and a special celebration with thousands of guestsaeven while he was living as a wild street dog in a drainpipe. Once the cherished pet of Professor Eizaburo Ueno, Hachi-Ko won fame among young and old for his undying loyalty to the memory of his master. He returned like clockwork to meet the commuter train at Shibuya Train Station at the same time every day for seven years, despite battles with delinquents, dogcatchers, and vicious strays who threatened him and his friends. Faithful to his death, Hachi-Ko is famous even today as the Akita samurai dog of Japan. Shizuko O. Koster, author of the award-winning non-fiction story aThe Day Mother Sold the Family Swords, a ventures back to her motheras generation to tell the whole story of Tokyoas four-legged hero: Hachi-Ko.


Other books

Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 11 of 11

 

Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for Hachi-Ko

    Title
    Hachi-Ko
    Subtitle
    The Samurai Dog
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shizuko O Koster
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 104
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781424158218
    ISBN 10: 1424158214
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.1
    BIC subject category V2: VFV
    DC21: 636
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: TVH
    BIC E4L: FAM
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    BISAC V2.8: FAM000000
    B&T General Subject: 347
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24800
    Abridged Dewey: 306
    LC classification: HQ
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    DC22: 636
    Thema V1.0: VFV, TVH
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    America Star Books
    Imprint name
    America Star Books
    Publication date
    31 January 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Fredrick MD