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The Buddha in the attic [electronic resource] / Julie Otsuka.

By: Otsuka, Julie, 1962-.
Contributor(s): Quan, Samantha | MacDuffie, Carrington, 1958-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2011Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital.ISBN: 9780307940766 (electronic audio bk.); 0307940764 (electronic audio bk.).Subject(s): Mail order brides -- Fiction | Japanese -- California -- Fiction | San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Audiobooks. | Historical fiction. | Downloadable audio books.DDC classification: 813/.6 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Read by Samantha Quan and Carrington MacDuffie.Summary: 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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Read by Samantha Quan and Carrington MacDuffie.

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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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The Buddha in the attic / by Otsuka, Julie, ©2011
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