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Butterfly in the Wind: The Life of 'Tojin' Okichi, Concubine Against Her Will
Butterfly in the Wind: The Life of 'Tojin' Okichi, Concubine Against Her Will
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Manufacturer Number: JP41
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Butterfly in the Wind:

The Life of 'Tojin' Okichi, Concubine Against Her Will of the First American Consul General in Japan

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Rei Kimura

The retelling of the story of a young 15 year old who, though engaged to a carpenter, was given against her will in 1856 by the Japanese Government to Townsend Harris, the US Consul General in Japan, to be his companion. Five years later, Harris returned home leaving Okichi to rebuild her life with her betrothed while branded as a 'toijin,' a foreigner's concubine. 182 pages.

Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by Horizon Books, Singapore 2007. ISBN: 9789810578817

Condition: New Paperback.