A GRAIN OF WHEAT. Toyohiko Kagawa.


New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. The first American edition, translated by Marion R. Draper and edited by Glenn Clark. A bestseller in Japan, this moralistic novel demonstrates how an individual could change the climate of a whole village through his dedication to reform. Toyohiko (1888–1960) was a Japanese writer, social worker, statesman, and evangelist. He alerted a whole generation of Japanese to the need for a practical expression of Christian ethics and symbolized to non-Japanese the power of faith in action. OctavoL 150 p. with textual photographs. Original red cloth binding, with black titles. Very light foxing along the edges. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with some mild toning and wear along the extremities; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #73505

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