The Buddha in the Attic

The Buddha in the Attic

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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award For Fiction

National Book Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist

A New York Times Notable Book

A gorgeous novel by the celebrated author of When the Emperor Was Divine that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago. In eight unforgettable sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the extraordinary lives of these women, from their arduous journeys… (more)

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The tone is often incantatory, and though the language is direct, unconvoluted, almost without metaphor, its true and very unusual merit lies, I think, in that indefinable quality we call poetry.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Anchor (August 23, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 144 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: PEN/Faulkner Award 2012 winner

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