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How to Be an American Housewife - A Novel

Margaret Dilloway

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Description:

How to Be an American Housewife is a novel about mothers and daughters and the pull of tradition. It tells the story of Shoko, a Japanese woman who married an American GI, and her grown daughter, Sue, a divorced mother whose life as an American housewife hasn't been what she'd expected. When illness prevents Shoko from traveling to Japan, she asks Sue to go in her place. The trip reveals family secrets that change their lives in dramatic and unforeseen ways. Offering an entertaining glimpse into American and Japanese family lives and their potent aspirations, this is a warm and engaging novel full of unexpected insight.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Laural Merlington, Emily Durante

Length:

7h 51m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:34


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

14:35


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

19:39


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

23:00


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

10:38


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

18:47


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

27:11


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

26:02


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

11:43


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

17:43


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

33:46


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

11:44


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

06:38


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

08:16


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

07:52


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

04:50


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

13:00


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

10:38


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

19:44


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

02:58


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

36:38


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

08:25


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

12:46


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

24:08


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

14:15


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

10:43


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

05:50


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

18:29


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

03:56


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

00:39


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

18:37


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

03:28


Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 4

05:28


Part 3, Chapter 5
Part 3, Chapter 5

00:46


Part 3, Chapter 6
Part 3, Chapter 6

06:42


Part 3, Chapter 7
Part 3, Chapter 7

07:25


Part 3, Chapter 8
Part 3, Chapter 8

03:44