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    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.

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    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
    ISBN 13: 9781424158218
    ISBN 10: 1424158214

    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
    America Star Books
    Imprint name
    America Star Books
    Publication date
    31 January 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Fredrick MD