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The Mask Carver's Son by Alyson Richman
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Sep 03, 2013 | ISBN 9780425267264

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“Ms. Richman is a very special talent.”— Kristin Hannah, New York Times bestselling author

“Recalls Arthur Golden’s Memoirs of a Geisha . . . [Richman’s] sense of Japanese culture is subtle and nuanced.”—San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle

“A long, succulent glide through two cultures.”—Bookforum

“This reverent, formal, and ambitious first novel boasts a glossy surface and convincing period detail.”—Publishers Weekly

“Richman has successfully drawn upon her historical research and her own experience . . . filled with historical detail and strong characterization.”—Library Journal
“A meticulous profile of a man struggling against his native culture, his family, and his own sense of responsibility.”—The New York Times Book Review

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