Plum Wine

Plum Wine

A Novel

eBook - 2006
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"Barbara Jefferson, a young American teaching in Tokyo in the 1960s, is set on a life-changing quest when her Japanese surrogate mother, Michi, dies, leaving her a tansu of homemade plum wines wrapped in rice paper. Within the papers Barbara discovers writings in Japanese calligraphy that comprise a startling personl narrative. With the help of her translator, Seiji Okada, Barbara begins to unravel the mysteries of Michi's life, a story that begins in the early twentieth century and continues through World War II and its aftermath."--Jacket.
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, Terrace Books, ©2006
ISBN: 9780299211639
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 316 pages)


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Aug 27, 2018

This was a very slow moving book. The two main characters, Barbara and Seiji develop a relationship, at first it is a working relationship and soon it becomes more. I found Barbara very annoying, she was jealous about relationships Seiji had before they met. He was demanding and bossy and I soon disliked Seiji and did not trust him.

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