The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family
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.
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THE SECRETS OF MARIKO: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her FamilyUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A levelheaded look at a ``typical'' Japanese life, narrated with grace and savvy. Washington Post feature writer Bumiller (May You Be the Mother of One Hundred Sons, 1990) moved to Japan with her ... Read full review
The secrets of Mariko: a year in the life of a Japanese woman and her familyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
While interviewing in Japan for the Washington Post in 1991-92, journalist Bumiller chronicled through an interpreter a year in the life of Mariko, "an ordinary Japanese woman," and her family and ... Read full review
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