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The Resource How to be an American housewife, Margaret Dilloway

How to be an American housewife, Margaret Dilloway

Label
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
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
359989
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dilloway, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japanese American women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Secrecy
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
How to be an American housewife, Margaret Dilloway
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780399156373
Isbn Type
(hdbk.)
Lccn
2009044500
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)456171772
  • ocn456171772
  • OCoLC
Label
How to be an American housewife, Margaret Dilloway
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780399156373
Isbn Type
(hdbk.)
Lccn
2009044500
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)456171772
  • ocn456171772
  • OCoLC

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