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The Buddha in the attic

Author: Julie Otsuka; Samantha Quan; Carrington MacDuffie
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, ℗2011.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In six unforgettable, incantatory sections, the novel traces their new lives as "picture brides": the arduous voyage by boat, where the girls trade photos of their husbands and imagine uncertain futures in an unknown land ... their arrival in San Francisco and the tremulous first nights with their new husbands ... backbreaking toil as migrant workers in the fields and in the homes of white women ... the struggle to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Otsuka; Samantha Quan; Carrington MacDuffie
ISBN: 9780307940766 0307940764
OCLC Number: 768769962
Notes: Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
Performer(s): Read by Samantha Quan and Carrington MacDuffie.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
Responsibility: Julie Otsuka.

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In six unforgettable, incantatory sections, the novel traces their new lives as "picture brides": the arduous voyage by boat, where the girls trade photos of their husbands and imagine uncertain futures in an unknown land ... their arrival in San Francisco and the tremulous first nights with their new husbands ... backbreaking toil as migrant workers in the fields and in the homes of white women ... the struggle to learn a new language and culture ... giving birth and raising children who come to reject their heritage ... and, finally, the arrival of war, and the agonizing prospect of their internment.

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