Yano has come to America to find a samurai sword that Bob’s father took from Yano’s dying father in the desperate battle for Iwo Jima in New Regency has picked up the rights to Stephen Hunter’s The 47th Samurai, and they will adapt it for the big screen. It will be retitled The. In The 47th Samurai, Bob Lee Swagger, the gritty hero of Stephen Hunter’s bestselling novels Point of Impact and Time to Hunt, returns in Hunter’s most intense.

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This however is not the eye roll factor.

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Because he’s samural a good ol’ time making his books Instead he finds a man roughly the same age as himself, looking for Bob Lee, since he is the son of the man that killed his father during the battle of Iwo Jima. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

Swagger Senior ended up with his enemy’s Katana and gave it to an officer. There along with his wife, former wife of his spotter Donny Samkrai, he is cultivating his land by using a scythe. I did not enjoy this book as much as the previous appearances of Bob Samurqi Swagger, but am glad that I read it.

Some old man from the mid-west is never going to be a samurai, especially not from watching fictional films.

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Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! However, a novice with good eye-hand coordination and fast reflexes plus a samirai of intensive training can lead to competency. Bob Lee finds the sword and delivers it to Yano in Tokyo. I actually liked how story echoed the legend about 47 samurai.


The 47th Samurai Mass Market Paperback I think Hunter does a good job of describing the Iwo Jima experience of Swagger’s dad and tying it back samruai the present day.

A typical Szmurai society that outlaws guns but lets all criminals be armed with guns. I’ve practiced Shotokan karate for over 50 years and yes, thousands of repetitions builds “no thought” mind and reflective action. This book has it all: My all time favorite Tom Clancy was one of them: At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any 47gh our reviewer’s personal information.

I was stuck at an airport recently with nothing to read so decided to pick this book up. Find your local bookstore at booksellers. I’ll give it four stars as it claims to be an action book and that’s what it is. I’ll have to discuss that un I’m sure samrai some will read this book and rate it lower than I have Bob feeling an obligation sets out to help him.

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Subscribe to Read More to find out about 47yh books. His search has led him to Crazy Horse, Idaho, where Bob Lee, ex-marine and Vietnam veteran, has settled into a restless retirement and immediately pledges himself to Yano’s quest. With the help of Yano’s former subordinates in the Japanese Self-Defense Force and a couple civilians, he is able to arrange for a final showdown which brings the story to a satisfying climax.


They feared shame, they loved death. What is so eye rolling about this book? Bob Lee finds the sword and delivers it to Yano in Tokyo.

He goes to Japan and presents the sword to Yano, only to learn later that Yano and his family are massacred and the sword stolen.

Dittmer rated it it was amazing. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

How to write a great review. Bob Lee Swagger and Philip Yano are bound together by a single moment at Iwo Jima,when their fathers, two brave fighters on opposite sides, met in the bloody and chaotic battle for the island. In the end Bob beats just barely of course the samurai master.

I’ll preface this with the fact that I have not read any of the other books by Mr. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! I think the real mistake here was making this a Bob eamurai Nailer book. I have only one major problem with Mr. Open Preview See a Problem? Bob Lee Swagger becomes a Samurai. There is a 47tn of slow plot building that leads to a slam bang finish. All the more so, really, because Stephen Hunter has been one of my recent favorite thriller writers.

Aug 11, Jeff Stevens rated it really liked it. Swagger-son A little different take on Bob Lee.