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 - katy - Goodreads
Wonderfully detailed account of the lives of a Japanese woman and her family at the beginning of the 1990's written by a US journalist. We learn about the importance of the family, being a mother, and ... Read full review
Review: The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her FamilyUser Review - ValeDeOro - Goodreads
Mariko is a typical Japanese woman. And her life is just as interesting / boring / challenging as any woman's life. An inspiring novel about shared humanity. Read full review