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By Margaret Dilloway

A mother-daughter tale concerning the powerful pull of culture, and the entice and price of breaking freed from it.

whilst Shoko made up our minds to marry an American GI and depart Japan, she had her mom and dad' blessing, her brother's scorn, and a present from her husband-a publication on easy methods to be a formal American housewife.

As she crossed the sea to the USA, Shoko additionally introduced along with her a mystery she would have to continue her whole life...

part a century later, Shoko's plans to eventually go back to Japan and reconcile together with her brother are derailed via disease. In her position, she sends her grown American daughter, Sue, a divorced unmarried mom whose personal existence isn't really what she was hoping for. As Sue takes in Japan, with all its attractiveness and contradictions, she discovers one other part to her mom and returns to the United States unexpectedly replaced and irrevocably touched.

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