"Nori is a bi-racial child living in post-World War II japan. When she is 8, her mother drops her off at her grandmother's house who keeps her in the attic and away from the world's view. The story follows Nori's life for the next 20 years as she..."
"From debut author Asha Lemmie, a sweeping, heartrending coming-of-age novel about a young woman's quest for acceptance-and the unexpected ally that will change everything-in post-World War II Japan. Kyoto, Japan, 1948. "If a woman knows nothing...
"It's a hot, dry summer day/night as Nina Riva and her three siblings prepare for their annual party. Told over the course of 24 hours, the reader learns the Riva family history and how being the offspring of a celebrity does not guarantee wealth ..."