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The Master Puppeteer

(1975)
A novel by

 
 
Who is the man called Sabura, the mysterious bandit who robs the rich and helps the poor? And what is his connection with Yosida, the harsh and ill- tempered master of feudal Japan's most famous puppet theater? Young Jiro, an apprentice to Yosida, is determined to find out, even at risk to his own life.

Meamwhile, Jiro devotes himself to learning puppetry. Kinshi, the puppet master's son, tutors him. When his sheltered life at the theater is shattered by mobs of hungry, rioting peasants, Jiro becomes aware of responsibilities greater that his craft. As he schemes to help his friend Kinshi and to find his own parent, Jiro stumbles onto a dangerous and powerful secret....

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Hardback Editions

April 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 1-4352-4570-9 / 978-1-4352-4570-9 (USA edition)
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January 2007 : USA Library Binding

Title: Master Puppeteer (Katherine Paterson)
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 1-4242-0841-6 / 978-1-4242-0841-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fitzgerald Books
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March 1989 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-8085-4372-5 / 978-0-8085-4372-5 (USA edition)
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October 1991 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-690-04905-6 / 978-0-690-04905-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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March 1989 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-606-04273-3 / 978-0-606-04273-4 (USA edition)
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March 1989 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-8124-6955-0 / 978-0-8124-6955-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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1975 : USA Hardback
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Title: Weekly Reader Book Club presents the master puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-690-00913-5 / 978-0-690-00913-2 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

January 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Foresman Scott
ISBN: 0-673-80146-2 / 978-0-673-80146-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada / Trophy Jr Pape
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March 1989 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-06-440281-9 / 978-0-06-440281-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperTeen
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March 1981 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Master Puppeteer
Author(s): Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0-380-53322-7 / 978-0-380-53322-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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