Sword of Heaven: A Five Continent Odyssey to Save the World

Sword of Heaven: A Five Continent Odyssey to Save the World

by Mikkel Aaland
     
 

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At the height of the Cold War, writer and photographer Mikkel Aaland finds himself drawn into a mysterious Shinto priest’s plan to save the world. Traveling from Norway to the Philippines, Iceland to South Africa, he places pieces of a sacred Shinto sword in key power spots around the world. Along the way he comes face to face with his fears of war and

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At the height of the Cold War, writer and photographer Mikkel Aaland finds himself drawn into a mysterious Shinto priest’s plan to save the world. Traveling from Norway to the Philippines, Iceland to South Africa, he places pieces of a sacred Shinto sword in key power spots around the world. Along the way he comes face to face with his fears of war and destruction. This is the second title in the Travelers’ Tales Footsteps series.

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Aaland, a photographer and author whose work has appeared in and , tells of his journey through Norway, the Philippines, Iceland, South Africa, and the Amazon Basin, to place pieces of a sacred Shinto sword in key power spots around the world. This journey, instigated by a Shinto priest with the hope of saving the world, ultimately compels Aaland to face his own fears and brings him a newly discovered personal peace. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885211446
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Travelers' Tales Footsteps Series
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.85(w) x 8.31(h) x 1.05(d)

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