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The Buddha in the Attic (Paperback)

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    Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award For Fiction
    National Book Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
    A New York Times Notable Book

    A gorgeous novel by the celebrated author of When the Emperor Wa......more

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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award For Fiction
National Book Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
A New York Times Notable Book

A gorgeous novel by the celebrated author of When the Emperor Was Divine that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago. In eight unforgettable sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the extraordinary lives of these women, from their arduous journeys by boat, to their arrival in San Francisco and their tremulous first nights as new wives; from their experiences raising children who would later reject their culture and language, to the deracinating arrival of war. Once again, Julie Otsuka has written a spellbinding novel about identity and loyalty, and what it means to be an American in uncertain times.

Julie Otsuka was born and raised in California. She is the author of the novel When the Emperor Was Divine and a recipient of the Asian American Literary Award, the American Library Association Alex Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives in New York City.

Author:
Otsuka, Julie
Genre:
FICTION / Literary
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
129
Language:
English
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Publish Date:
03/20/2012
Copyright Year:
2011
ISBN:
9780307744425
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.25 in
Unit weight:
0.32 lb
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