Unsung Hero is a lovely illustrated book about the young adventurer, Ranald MacDonald,
who risked his life to enter Japan in 1848, when it was still closed to
the outside world. He taught English to Japanese government interpreters
in Nagasaki and indirectly helped Japan modernise. Published in 2008, the
book is ideal for young students of history, and fans of illustration.
It is a bi-lingual edition, with Japanese and English text and full page
illustrations on opposing pages. Page size is 8½X11". ISBN
It is available for purchase directly, by check or money order, from the author, at the following address:
Unsung Hero / Atsumi McCauley
13624 N. Newport Hwy. Mead WA 99021
For those ordering from Japan, the cost is 2000 yen per book, which includes airmail and shipping and handling.
For those ordering from within the United States, the cost is $14.00, which includes shipping & handling.'>