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Book review of Katherine Govier’s novel, “The Printmaker’s Daughter,” (published in Canada as “The Ghost Brush”), about the life of Hokusai’s daughter Katsushika Oei (also known as Oi), whose paintings and woodblock prints were mostly lost except for about 10. Kunio Francis Tanabe’s book review was printed in The Washington Post (Style section, page 2) on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011.

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Book Review of  “Lee Miller: A Life,” by Carolyn Burke: The Poughkeepsie girl who became a model, a muse and a photographer in her own right.

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