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Chen, Da.
New York : Delacorte, 2003.
ISBN 0385730209
Atami tells Luka that he is destined to become the emperor of China.  Atami is Luka's guardian and, according to legend, the future emperor will bear the mark of five black moles on the bottom of each foot.  Sure enough, Luka does have the moles.  Atami is determined to teach Luka what he will need to know and to train him in the ways of the wandering warriors.  But Atami is captured by the enemy and Luka is left to find his own way.  When he too is captured, he finds a new friend who teaches him kung fu and helps him escape from a sure death.  Will the prophecy come true?  And will Luka be ready for what awaits him?
SUBJECTS:     Kung fu -- Fiction.
                        China -- History -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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