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The Buddha in the Attic

The Buddha in the Attic

Author(s): Julie Otsuka

Location(s): California

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1920s onwards



A group of Japanese “mail order” brides arrive in California in the 1920s – from their journey to America, through marriage, work, childbirth and motherhood, until they and their entire communities are rounded up at the beginning of the war. The Independent

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