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The Buddha in the Attic



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Author
Otsuka, Julie
Descriptors
Japanese Americans
Mail-order Brides
Marriage
Prejudices
Location/Setting:
California
Time Period:
1900s
1910s
1920s
1930s
1940s
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Summary
This is the story of six Japanese "picture brides" who come to California, marry strangers, and hope to live happily ever after. Instead they often faced hardships, prejudice, and are eventually interned in camps during World War II.
Critique
A bitter history lesson. Recommend.
ISBN
9780307700001
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# of Pages
129
Published
2011
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Reviewer's Initials: ED BRM


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