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Inheritance from mother: A Novel

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Pub. Date:
2017
Language:
English
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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. Inheritance from Mother not only offers insight into a complex and paradoxical culture, but is also a profound work about mothers and daughters, marriage, old age, and the resilient spirit of women. "--
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subject_facetDomestic fiction
Japan -- Fiction
Marriage -- Fiction
Middle-aged women -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Self-realization -- Fiction
Women college teachers -- Fiction
title_displayInheritance from mother : a novel
title_fullInheritance from Mother A Novel
Inheritance from mother : a novel / Minae Mizumura ; translated from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter
title_shortInheritance from mother
title_subA Novel
topic_facetFiction
Literature
Marriage
Middle-aged women
Mothers and daughters
Self-realization
Women college teachers