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The Dream of Water is Kyoko Mori's sequel to her first novel, Shizuko's Daughter.

This second book is a memoir of her true experience of returning to Japan after living in America for twenty years and building a new life as an adult. Like Yuki in Shizuko's Daughter, Kyoko had a tortured childhood and was forced into living her young life with her cold and cruel father and his new wife. The death of Kyoko's mother was a devastating loss; Kyoko was only twelve years old at the time and she suffered the loss of the most important relationship in her life. Like Shizuko, Kyoko's mother, Takako, committed suicide, unable to continue living a life of misery and helpless to move out of the circumstances that she felt bound her to a futile existence. Shizuko's Daughter is an autobiographical novel chronicling the time of Yuki's youth, the time...

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