Peter Urban was "America's First Tenth Dan" and truly a one of a kind. This 400 page book + or - was released in March of 2008.There is a Special Collectors Edition of this book. The book is hard cover, with a laminated dust jacket, certificate of authenticity (500 books were printed), there is a CD of the book included so that it can be played in all computers, a DvD of all the rare photos set to music including an exceptional interview and demonstration of the Maestro doing kata in the 1960's,all placed inside a special box and each one will be signed, sealed and numbered by the author. The book includes over 400 exceptionally rare photos from the archives of people like Chuck Merriman, Joe Lopez, Kayo Ong, John Hooker, Mike Daly, Ken Van Sickle, Don Warrener, Julia Urban, Kevin Norlander and many more. The chapters include his complete biography from womb to the tomb so to speak, his timeline, Karate Dojo chapters that were never printed, Role Call including all those who were his real students bio's and photo's, old magazine articles, his stories, his many lists, also his many philosophies and unique outlooks on like and just so much more.