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The Printmaker's Daughter

(2011)
A novel by

 
 
Recounting the story of her life, Oei plunges us into the colorful world of nineteenth-century Edo, in which courtesans rub shoulders with poets, warriors consort with actors, and the arts flourish in an unprecedented moment of creative upheaval. Oei and Hokusai live among writers, novelists, tattoo artists, and prostitutes, evading the spies of the repressive shogunate as they work on Hokusai's countless paintings and prints. Wielding her brush, rejecting domesticity in favor of dedication to the arts, Oei defies all expectations of womanhood - all but one. A dutiful daughter to the last, she will obey the will of her eccentric father, the man who created her and who, ultimately, will rob her of her place in history.

Vivid, daring, and unforgettable, The Printmaker's Daughter shines fresh light on art, loyalty, and the tender and indelible bond between a father and daughter.

Genre: Historical

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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Printmaker's Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Katherine Govier
ISBN: 0-06-200036-5 / 978-0-06-200036-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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Kindle Editions

November 2011 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Printmaker's Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Katherine Govier
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Availability: Amazon