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The Teahouse Fire

Author: Avery, Ellis
Narrator: Caruso, Barbara
Format: CD
Approx. 17 hours
Dec 2006
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Summary: The fates of two womenone American, one Japanesebecome entwined in this sweeping novel of 19th century Japan on the cusp of radical change and westernization. The Japanese tea ceremony, steeped in ritual, is at the heart of this story of an American girl, adopted by Kyoto's most important tea master and raised as attendant and surrogate younger sister to his privileged daughter Yukako. Pasts shrouded in secrets and mysterious traditions rocked by modernization make THE TEAHOUSE FIRE a compelling and provocative story, lush in details and epic in scope.

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