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Beads, Boys and the Buddha Wendy Miyake

Beads, Boys and the Buddha

Wendy Miyake

Published September 24th 2005
ISBN : 9780976577300
Paperback
192 pages
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Funny, neurotic, magical and poignant, the stories in Wendy Miyakes, Beads, Boys and the Buddha, lead us into the worlds of seven Japanese women born, raised and trying to cope with reality in Hawaii. Theyre having trouble finding love, amongMoreFunny, neurotic, magical and poignant, the stories in Wendy Miyakes, Beads, Boys and the Buddha, lead us into the worlds of seven Japanese women born, raised and trying to cope with reality in Hawaii. Theyre having trouble finding love, among other things, and they seek out answers in beads, Buddhas, expensive fish, kindergarten oracles and even a gynecologist turned monk/therapist. But in the end, each woman realizes that she must become her own Buddha in order to manifest the impossible.