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Julie Otsuka berättar en historia jag inte hört förut, den om de japanska kvinnorna som kom till Kalifornien på 1920-talet som postorderfruar. Sålda av sina familjer för att de skulle få bättre liv med välbärgade män i Amerika. 192 more words

Böcker

“We gave birth to so many babies that our uterus slipped out and we had to wear a special girdle to keep it inside. We almost gave birth but the baby was turned sideways and all that came out was an arm.

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THE BUDDHA IN THE ATTIC IS TARDIS-ESQUE, BUT INSIDE IS A BIG STORY FROM OTSUKA

The opening lines of the song “America” by Neil Diamond  go, “we’ve been travelling far without a home, but not without a star… Free we huddle close, hang onto a dream…. 790 more words

Book Review

The West: Where We Are Winter Program January 22nd-February 12th

This Thursday at 6:00-7:30pm in the Regional History Library, our winter program will kick off with the first of a four part reading and discussion series lead by our new Library Director Jenny Emery Davidson, Ph. 333 more words

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

1) Go over literary devices and questions in Just One More for the Road (Friday’s HW)

2) Pre-Activity to reading The Buddha in the Attic… 16 more words

Top Ten Books of 2014 (Part Two)

Making top book lists is always so hard for me. I read a lot, and it seems like almost every time I finish a book, I feel like it was the best book I’d read in a long time (not every time, just almost). 1,417 more words

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The Buddha Never Leaves the Attic

My reading group has chosen Julie Otsuka’s Buddha in the Attic for its next book, and I approached it enthusiastically. The reviews were ecstatic: “An understated masterpiece…that unfolds with great emotional power…Destined to endure” ( 461 more words

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