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The Bride's Kimono (Rei Shimura, Bk 5)
The Bride's Kimono - Rei Shimura, Bk 5
Author: Sujata Massey
Antiques dealer Rei Shimura has managed to snag one of the most lucrative and prestigious jobs of her career: a renowned museum in Washington, D.C., has invited her to exhibit rare kimonos and give a lecture on them. Accompanied by a gaggle of Japanese office ladies bent on a week of shopping, Rei lands in the capital. But her big break could ul...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780061031151
ISBN-10: 0061031151
Publication Date: 10/1/2002
Pages: 400
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 45 ratings
Publisher: Avon
Book Type: Paperback
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Great book
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#5 Rei Shimura series in which Rei is contacted by the Museum of Asian Studies in Washington, D.C. They want her to put her expertise in ancient Japanese textiles to work giving a talk on Edo-period kimono and also to act as courier to the kimono they will be borrowing from a prestigious museum in Tokyo. Rei happily accepts and soon finds herself in deep trouble when one of the kimono is stolen, a fellow passenger on her flight from Tokyo ends up dead in a dumpster with Rei's passport in her coat pocket and then finds herself face to face with her former beau, Hugh Glendinning. I enjoyed this entry in the series quite a lot. Fast paced and interesting, and yet with plenty of details about the kimono, about how international museum loans work and the like. It's always great when you can learn something new and be entertained at the same time. Interesting stuff!
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I am liking this series quite a bit. This was a good one...