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Kyoko Mori

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The Dream of Water
A Memoir
Written by Kyoko Mori


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: January 16, 1996
Price: $19.00

In an extraordinary memoir that is both a search for belonging and a search for understanding, Japanese-American author Kyoko Mori travels back to Kobe, Japan, the city of her birth, in an unspoken desire to come to terms with the memory of her mother's suicide and the family she left behind... Read more >

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One Bird

Written by Kyoko Mori


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: September 30, 1996
Price: $7.99

"STUNNING, EVOCATIVE . . . [A] well-crafted coming-of-age novel."
--School Library Journal

Mori tells the story of Fifteen-year-old Megumi -- whose world was turned upside down when her parents break up, her mother runs away, and she is left with her unsupportive father and grandmother. Just when she feels that no one cares... Read more >

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Polite Lies
On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures
Written by Kyoko Mori


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 6, 1999
Price: $16.00

In this powerful and exquisitely crafted book, notable author Kyoko Mori delves into her dual heritage with a rare honesty that is both graceful and stirring. From her unhappy childhood in Japan, weighted by a troubled family and a constricting culture, to the American Midwest, where she found herself free to... Read more >

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Shizuko's Daughter

Written by Kyoko Mori


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: May 1, 1994
Price: $6.99

Mori writes this story of a twelve-year-old Japanese girl growing up alone, trying to make sense of a tragedy that makes no sense at all, who ultimately learns to give value and meaning to a seemingly hopeless situation. Yuki Okuda deals with her mother's suicide and tries to learn how to... Read more >
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