Set in a California town in the early 20th century, this sly, hilarious first novel by a young Japanese American tells of two women who come to America as picture brides in arranged marriages--only to discover upon their arrival that they've been duped into lives of prostitution.

Face of a Stranger 1999, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780060927332

Trade paperback

Face of a Stranger 1995, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060172350