THE MASK CARVER'S SON

By Alyson Richman
BerkleySeptember 2013
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Trade Paperback384 pages, $15.00, ISBN: 9780425267264
Subject: Art / Culture / History

“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

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

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