The Buddha in the Attic Setting

Julie Otsuka
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The Boat

The boat on which the young Japanese women sailed from Japan to American is the setting for the first chapter of the novel.

San Francisco

It was at the port in the city of San Francisco that the Japanese women met their husbands for the first time and realized they had been told lies about the men’s ages as well as their occupations.

Various Fields and Ranches

While trying to make a living for themselves the Japanese women and their new husbands wandered from farm to farm where help was needed to bring in crops and work the fields.

City of Paris Department Store

It was at this department store that one American woman would take her Japanese maid regularly to let her pick out a new piece of clothing.

J-town

J-town was the name for the portion of town occupied by the Japanese. The Japanese...

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