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    japanese picture brides

  • Celeste Bradshaw

    Heard the NPR interview with the author this morning. I must read this book ASAP. Fascinating subject following Japanese mail order brides from the turn of the century to WWII Internment camps.

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Buddha in the Attic. " Haruko left a tiny laughing brass Buddha up high, in a corner of the attic, where he is still laughing to this day"

by the same author of molokai, it's the story of a picture bride from japan and beginning a life in hawaii.

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The Where, the Why, and the How, on its way to me now! A book I think everyone would enjoy. #GiveBooks Chronicle Books

Have Read: Hard book to put down. Little slow going at first, but intriguing story. Hoping there is a sequel.

Richard Mason’s protagonist, the drop-dead gorgeous Piet Barol, charmed his way into the hearts of everyone he met in Amsterdam at the turn of the last century. As he sweet-talked his way around the city, ultimately landing as a tutor to a troubled boy, our heart swelled, too.

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.