The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family (Google eBook)
With Bumiller's intimate, beautifully written portrait of a middle-class Tokyo housewife, readers finally penetrate the mysteries of the Japanese people to see how they differ from us, and how they are alike.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Review: The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her FamilyUser Review - Carolyn Bruce - Goodreads
The life of a Japanese housewife through the eyes of an American journalist. Mariko's honesty allows readers to see the modern world of everyday Tokyo life by following mother of three and wife of a salaryman. Read full review
Review: The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her FamilyUser Review - Charles M. - Goodreads
Very revealing look of life of a Japanese woman and her society during the 1990s. Dis-spells many myths about the extravagant wealth and high standards lifestyle of the Japanese. Turns out that Japan has as many societal ills as does USA. Read full review
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