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Julie Otsuka struck a nerve with When the Emperor Was Divine, which depicted WWII Japanese internment camps from a Japanese-American perspective. Nine years later, she returns with The Buddha in the Attic, which details the world of “picture brides” from Japan with the same sort of straightforward, powerful prose. -Timeout
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