The Buddha in the Attic
Otsuka, Julie. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 2011
Hardcover and dust jacket like new. inscription written on opening page.
Follows the stories and lives of a group of young women who travel from Japan to San Francisco as "picture brides". Their lives from marriage and work and child birth and parenting in a country and a time where they struggle to remember their heritage but also embrace their new culture and language. A spellbinding novel about The American Dream.