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    • Inheritance from Mother

    • A Novel
    • By: Minae Mizumura
    • Narrated by: Allison Hiroto
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Award-winning novelist Minae Mizumura demystifies the notion of the selfless Japanese mother and the adult daughter honor-bound to care for her. Mitsuki Katsura, a Japanese woman in her mid-50s, is a French-language instructor at a private university in Tokyo. Her husband, whom she met in Paris, is a professor at another private university. He is having an affair with a much younger woman. In addition to her husband's infidelity, Mitsuki must deal with her ailing 80-something mother.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book

    • By resc on 09-02-17

    Regular price: $29.95