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The Secrets of Mariko

A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family

by Elisabeth Bumiller

  • 77 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - Japan,
  • General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7701073M
    ISBN 100679772626
    ISBN 109780679772620

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Mariko's life doesn't reveal any big "secrets" as promised in the title, but the book gives an excellent portrait of domestic life in Japan at the end of the 20th century. Bumiller is a skilled journalist and was able to carefully study Mariko's life in the year she lived in Japan/5. The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family Paperback – Octo by Elisabeth Bumiller (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry"Cited by: 1. The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family [BUMILLER, Elisabeth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family/5(11).

About The Secrets of Mariko. As it The Secrets of Mariko book a Japanese housewife named Mariko Tanaka over the course of a year, The Secrets of Mariko transcends reportage to yield the kind of human insights we expect from literature.

Meet Mariko, a cheerful, overscheduled woman who cares for three children, two aging parents, and an unresponsive husband. Elisabeth Bumiller, a Washington reporter for The New York Times, was a Times White House correspondent from Septemto She is the author of May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons: A Journey Among the Women of India and The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her er lives in the Washington, DC, area with her husband, Pages:   The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family - Kindle edition by Bumiller, Elisabeth.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family/5(11). The Secrets of Mariko is a remarkably revealing and intimate look at the life of an ordinary Japanese woman at the close of the twentieth century.

Mariko and her husband, three children, and aged parents live in a small house in Tokyo. It is a family typical of /5(). True, this book is written from a Western perspective, but as most of the readers are coming from that same perspective, this did not bother me.

This book examines the life of Mariko and her family and gets beyond the surface to examine work, love, gender roles, growing up, school, traditions, and more in modern-day Japan/5(11).

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The ``secrets'' of the title refer ultimately to Mariko's extramarital love affair; but ``secrets'' also seems intended ironically, since Bumiller concludes that most cultures and their peoples share a commonality, secrets or no.

Weaknesses of the book include a lack of novelistic detail: It is hard to visualize the people and the places. The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family Elisabeth Bumiller, Author Vintage Books USA $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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December 2, ) The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family by Elisabeth Bumiller Random House, pages $ In her study of a contemporary woman's life in Japan, a subject largely hidden from the West, Elisabeth Bumiller makes two unremarkable discoveries.The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family by Elisabeth Bumiller ratings, average rating, 35 reviews Open Preview Cited by: 1.