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    • The Diplomat's Daughter

    • A Novel
    • By: Karin Tanabe
    • Narrated by: Joy Osmanski, Corey Brill, Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307

    During the turbulent months following the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, 21-year-old Emi Kato, the daughter of a Japanese diplomat, is locked behind barbed wire in a Texas internment camp. She feels hopeless until she meets handsome young Christian Lange, whose German-born parents were wrongfully arrested for un-American activities. Together they live as prisoners with thousands of other German and Japanese families but discover that love can bloom in even the bleakest circumstances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wartime Love Story

    • By Mona-Alisa on 01-12-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Gilded Years

    • A Novel
    • By: Karin Tanabe
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    Passing meets The House of Mirth in this "utterly captivating" (Kathleen Grissom, New York Times best-selling author of The Kitchen House) historical novel based on the true story of Anita Hemmings, the first black student to attend Vassar, who successfully passed as white - until she let herself grow too attached to the wrong person.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful historical fiction

    • By Barbara on 07-10-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Price of Inheritance

    • By: Karin Tanabe
    • Narrated by: Emily Durante
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    After eight years in the American Furniture department at Christie's, 29-year-old Carolyn Everett is a rising star. But one wrong decision and a scandal leaves her unemployed and broken. Desperate to piece her life back together, Carolyn leaves New York City to work in a tiny antique store in Newport, Rhode Island. At a small county auction, she discovers a piece of Middle Eastern pottery, which she purchases for 20 dollars on a hunch.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By RueRue on 12-21-14

    Regular price: $30.09