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The Resource How to be an American housewife, Margaret Dilloway

How to be an American housewife, Margaret Dilloway

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How to be an American housewife
Title
How to be an American housewife
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Dilloway
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Shoko, a Japanese woman who married an American GI, and her grown daughter, Sue, a divorced mother whose life as an American housewife hasn't been what she'd expected. When illness prevents Shoko from traveling to Japan, she asks Sue to go in her place. The trip reveals family secrets that change their lives in dramatic and unforeseen ways
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Title
How to be an American housewife
Creator
Summary
Entreated to visit her ancestral family in Japan in place of her ailing mother, Sue uncovers family secrets that influence her life in unforeseen ways, offer insight into her mother's marriage to an American GI, and reveal the role of tradition in shaping personal choice
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
359989
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.I4627
LC item number
H68 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Margaret Dilloway
How to be an American housewife, Margaret Dilloway

Library Locations

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
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