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About the author:
Charles T. Whipple is a journalist and author who resides in Chiba, Japan. Whipple was born in the state of Arizona, USA, in November 1941. He spent his first 18 years in that state, and has since lived in Hawaii, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Writing professionally since 1976, Whipple aka Chuck Tyrell is published in many well-known magazines and newspapers. His first novel, a Western set in Arizona, was published in 2005. Since, six more are in print, one is scheduled for publication in November 2011. Whipple belongs to the American Association of Journalists and Authors, Western Writers of America, Arizona Authors Association, Western Fictioneers, and Tauranga Writers Inc.
Whipple is married with two sons, four daughters, and 18 grandchildren.
A Matter of Tea
and other stories
Charles T. Whipple
In A Matter of Tea, his lady demands a special tea bowl from the kamamoto, or he will forfeit his family, his standing, and his kiln. Dare he use the secret clay recipe of his ancestors?
The other stories of Japanese legend and culture are The Dragon of Torigoe, The Floating World, Kamo Ike, From Chojagasaki Bay, and Masakado's Revenge.
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"Delicate as bisque china, dangerous as a snake den, Charles T. Whipple's writing resonates across the seven seas. Tales of sacrifice and honor that flick at the heart and encircle the soul." - Marsha Ward
All royalty proceeds will be donated to assist victims of the 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami. Thank you for helping us help them.
- Publication Date:
- 1461088720 / 9781461088721
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.25" x 8"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Short Stories