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|Genre/Form:||Downloadable audio books
|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
Downloadable audio file.
|Performer(s):||Read by Samantha Quan and Carrington MacDuffie.|
|Description:||1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital|
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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