Polite Lies by Kyoko Mori
On being a Woman Caught Between Cultures

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Twelve essays by a Japanese-American writer about being caught between past and present, old country and new.

 

About Kyoko Mori

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Kyoko Mori teaches creative writing at St. Norbert's College in DePere, Wisconsin.
 
Published April 1, 2011 by Henry Holt and Co.. 277 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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 In spare essays dealing with topics such as ``Secrets,'' ``A Woman's Place,'' ``Tears,'' and ``Home,'' novelist and memoirist Mori (Shizuko's Daughter, 1993; The Dream of Water, 1995) examines the ways truth is circumvented in America and in her native Japan.

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