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Shizuko's Daughter (Mass Market)

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"Lyrical...A beautifully written book about a bitterly painful coming of age."
Yuki Okuda knows her mother would be proud of her grades and her achievements in sports if she were alive. But she committed suicide. And Yuki has to learn how to live with a father who doesn't seem to love her and a stepmother who treats her badly. Most important, she has to learn how to live with herself: a twelve-year-old Japanese girl growing up alone, trying to make sense of a tragedy that makes no sense at all....

About the Author

Kyoko Mori is the author of three nonfiction books: Yarn: Remembering the Way Home; Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures; and The Dream of Water. Mori’s essay “Yarn” was selected for The Best American Essays 2004 and Polite Lies was shortlisted for PEN’s Martha Albrand Nonfiction Award.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780449704332
ISBN-10: 0449704335
Publisher: Fawcett
Publication Date: May 1st, 1994
Pages: 224
Language: English