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The Floating World
The Floating World
Author: Cynthia Kadohata
Olivia, the young narrator of this beautiful novel, and her Japanese-American family are constantly on the road, looking for a home in the 1950s. Then traveling becomes a kind of home, a place for her parents to work out their difficulties, in towns that barely linger in memory, hanging in the air among them as the part of a family history that ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780345381620
ISBN-10: 0345381629
Publication Date: 3/23/1993
Pages: 193

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Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is a series of inter-related stories about growing up in a somewhat migratory Chinese familoy in the US in the mid-twentieth-century. Rather personal, an intriguing perspective on a somewhat unusual life and family.