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"Such is the way of the fates with human endowments, in the individual and in the race. Examples must be legion of wisdom and knowledge that shone forth in the past and faded toward the present, that have been obscured through all the ages and into the present but will shine forth in the future."

Yasunari Kawabata in The Master of Go

Originally Published Jan. 1, 1954

Paperback edition:

182 pages - May 28, 1996