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Description:ISBN 1847392334 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Mary Yukari Waters / Paperback / 320 Pages / Book is published 2010-03-04 by Pocket Books
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by - written on 21/05/10 (Very useful, 14 readings)
This story is set in Kyoto, Japan, starting in June 1978. Fourteen year old Sarah Rexford and her Japanese mother, Yoko, have come back from the US to stay with family for a few weeks. Sarah was born and brought up in Japan but has lived in the US with her mother and white American father for 5 years. She is very conscious of the differences between life in Kyoto and in Fielder's Butte, California. Here in Kyoto, the women, including Sarah and her mum, go shopping every day for food, and the food is very different - in an opening scene, Sarah is trying to explain to her grandfather what she normally has for breakfast in the US, and becoming aware of the gulf ... Read the complete review
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