Of Nightingales That Weep Takiko, daughter of a famous samurai, joins the Imperial Japanese court to escape her miserable home. Her beauty and her nightingale voice captivate a handsome young warrior, Hideo, an enemy spy. Takiko's conflicting loyalties form the impetus for her internal development while the war rages. Full description
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The daughter of a samurai never weeps, but Takiko, whose warrior father was killed in battle, finds this rule very hard, especially when her mother remarries a strange and ugly country potter.Review:
"A dramatic story, rich in emotion and in historical detail."-- "The Horn Book""A colorful and romantic story of feudal Japan. Unusual andstirring." -- "Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110064402827
Book Description HarperCollins. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0064402827 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1026993