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Persimmon Wind

A Martial Artist"s Journey In Japan

by Dave Lowry

  • 265 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Koryu Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Swordplay,
  • Japan,
  • United States,
  • Swordsmen,
  • Biography,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • Martial artists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8714737M
    ISBN 101890536105
    ISBN 109781890536107
    OCLC/WorldCa61727133

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    Dave Lowry is an American writer best known for his articles, manuals and novels based on Japanese martial arts.. A student of Japanese martial arts since , when he began studying Yagyū Shinkage-ryū kenjutsu under Ryokichi Kotaro of the Nara Prefecture of Japan, he has also studied Shintō Musō-ryū, as well as karate, aikido, and Kodokan judo.. He has a degree in . Insects and wind are primary pollinators. Typically fruiting begins when the tree is about 6 years old. The fruit is round or oval and usually orange-yellow, sometimes bluish, and from to inches in diameter. In the U.S. South and Midwest, fruits are referred to as persimmons. Often you will see persimmon jelly in fine stores. Application.


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Persimmon Wind--part memoir, part martial arts history, and part travelogue--relates Dave Lowry's experiences as he travels to Japan to reunite with his sensei, visit the graves of others of his martial lineage, and explore a country and culture that profoundly influenced his life/5(20).

Persimmon Wind is the story of his reunion with his teacher and his exploration of the sites and stories that are at the heart of the Shinkage-ryu. Persimmon Wind reveals a Japan unlikely to be witnessed by the average Westerner/5(20). Part memoir, part martial arts history, part travelogue, Persimmon Wind reveals a Japan unlikely to be witnessed by the average Westerner.

Drawing on his deep knowledge of the martial arts, Lowry acts as an interpreter of sorts, deftly describing the myriad ways in which Japan's subtle, yet rich customs and rituals inform the seemingly mundane /5(20).

Persimmon Wind - part memoir, part martial arts history, and part travelogue - relates Dave Lowry's experiences as he travels to Japan to reunite with his sensei, visit the graves of others of his martial lineage, and explore a country and culture that profoundly influenced his life/5(20).

Persimmon Wind--part memoir, part martial arts history, and part travelogue--relates Lowry's experiences as he travels to Japan to reunite with his sensei, visit the graves of others of his martial lineage, and explore a country and culture that profoundly influenced his life/5.

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Look in the phone book under ”United States Government.” The Natural ResourcesFile Size: 87KB. Diospyros virginiana is a persimmon species commonly called the American persimmon, common persimmon, eastern persimmon, simmon, possumwood, possum apples, or sugar plum.

It ranges from southern Connecticut/Long Island to Florida, and west to Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, and tree grows wild but has been cultivated for its fruit and wood Family: Ebenaceae.

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7, A reflective and entertaining journey through Japan, as the author seeks to reconnect with his martial arts sensei. on the big screen in the Will Smith vehicle based on this book. Author: Dave Lowry. Persimmon Wind tells the story of Lowry's visit to his Japanese teacher in Japan some twenty years after his teacher had returned to his native country.

Describing his journey to his sensei's home (by way of Tokyo and Suwa), he interweaves musings on his daily encounters--with the old ryokan-keeper who owned a precious bokken, with a typhoon, and even perhaps a ghost or.

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The common persimmon tree (Diospyors virginiana) grows in the wild from Connecticut to Florida and as far west as Oklahoma and Kansas. The edible fruit of the persimmon has an astringent taste when not fully ripe.

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Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 1, PERSIMMON WIND A MARTIAL ARTIST'S JOURNEY IN JAPAN.

Persimmon Wind is a vivid account of the journey of a martial artist, or bugeisha, and one that is, in the end, bittersweet. This is Dave's own account of his continuing growth as he walks along the Way of the bugeisha, another trail that leads to becoming a true human : Dave Lowry.

A mix of new and old work from New Yorker staff writer McPhee (Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process,etc.), assembled curiously but with his trademark eye for detail.

Fittingly for a writer obsessive about the nuance of words, the title has multiple meanings. In an essay anchoring the first section, the “patch” refers to a patch of lily pads good for fishing for .Persimmon Wind - part memoir, part martial arts history, and part travelogue - relates Dave Lowry's experiences as he travels to Japan to reunite with his sensei, visit the graves of others of his martial lineage, and explore a country and culture that profoundly influenced his life.Situating an oriental persimmon south of a home or wall will produce a wind break, and the fruit ripening time will be earlier because of the warmer micro climate.

Fruits ripen in the fall. There ate two types of oriental persimmons: astringent till ripe and never astringent.