Inheritance From Mother

Inheritance From Mother

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"Mitsuki Katsura, a Japanese woman in her mid-fifties, is a French language instructor at a private university in Tokyo. Her husband, whom she met in Paris, where he ardently wooed her, is a professor at a different 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 eighty-something mother, a demanding, self-absorbed woman who is nothing like the idealized image of the patient, self-sacrificing Japanese matriarch. Mitsuki finds herself guiltily dreaming of the day when her mother will finally pass on. Though doing everything she can to ensure her mother's happiness, she grows weary of the responsibility of being a doting daughter and worries she is sacrificing her chance to find fulfillment in her middle age."--
Publisher: New York :, Other Press,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781590517826
Branch Call Number: FICTION MIZ
Characteristics: 446 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Carpenter, Juliet Winters - Translator
Alternative Title: Haha no isan. English

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