1995 "First Edition - 1995" stated on copyright page; SIGNED BY KYOKO MORI to previous owner on copyright page; Henry Holt and Company publishers, New York; hardbound in light blue and black boards with metal foil lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good.
"POETIC . . . REMARKABLY HONEST . . . Mori describes her experiences with an admirable mixture of forthrightness and restraint."
--The Wall Street Journal
In an 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 thirteen years before.