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The Fire KimonoWhen his mother is accused of a murder committed after a catastrophic fire, 17th-century samurai Sano Ichiro must prove her innocence in The Fire...The Fire KimonoFiction, Mystery and ThrillerWhen his mother is accused of a murder committed after a catastrophic fire, 17th-century samurai Sano Ichiro must prove her innocence in The Fire...2008-10-22St. Martin's Minotaur
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The Fire Kimono

Genre: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Author: Laura Joh Rowland; Publisher: St. Martin's Minotaur

When his mother is accused of a murder committed after a catastrophic fire, 17th-century samurai Sano Ichiro must prove her innocence in The Fire Kimono by Laura Joh Rowland.

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