Autumn Lightning

by Dave Lowry Sensei

Shambhala Publications, Inc.
ISBN 0-87773-305-8
180 pages

Blending personal history and a chronicle of ancient Japanese feudal culture, Dave Lowry offers a portrait of a classical Japanese martial tradition and its survival in modern American society. The author details his training in Yagyu Shinkage Ryu, weaves in tales of growing up in Missouri, and covers the implications of Westerners studying traditional Japanese martial arts.

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About the Author: Mr. Dave Lowry has a degree in English, and works as a professional writer. He has authored numerous books, including "Sword and Brush" (Shambhala); his monthly columns appear in several martial arts magazines, and he is the restaurant critic for "St. Louis Magazine."

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