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Genre Fiction
  • Author:
    Gail Tsukiyama
  • ISBN:
    0312206070
  • ISBN13:
    978-0312206079
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  • Publisher:
    St. Martin's Press; 1st edition (April 20, 2002)
  • Pages:
    240 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Genre Fiction
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    1394 kb
  • Rating:
    4.6
  • Votes:
    875
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Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships.

Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships. Dreaming Water is an exploration of two of the richest and most layered human connections that exist: mother and daughter and lifelong friends. Hana is suffering from Werner's syndrome, a disease that makes a person age at twice the rate of a healthy individual: at thirty-eight Hana has the appearance of an eighty-year-old. Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Hana is suffering from Werner's syndrome. Hana is suffering from Werner's syndrome, a disease that makes a person age at twice the rate of a healthy Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships.

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Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships

Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships.

Dreaming Water : A Novel. This story has a mother, widowed by Max, a Japanese American, and their daughter Hana, who is afflicted with the disease.

Gail Tsukiyama is an American novelist from San Francisco, California, USA. She was one of nine fiction authors to appear during the first Library of Congress National Book Festival.

Bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama is known for her poignant, subtle insights into the most complicated of relationships. Dreaming Water is an exploration of two of the richest and most layered human connections that exist: mother and daughter and lifelong friends.Hana is suffering from Werner's syndrome, a disease that makes a person age at twice the rate of a healthy individual: at thirty-eight Hana has the appearance of an eighty-year-old. Cate, her mother, is caring for her while struggling with her grief at losing her husband, Max, and with the knowledge that Hana's disease is getting worse by the day.Hana and Cate's days are quiet and ordered. Cate escapes to her beloved garden and Hana reads and writes letters. Each find themselves drawn into their pasts, remembering the joyous and challenging events that have shaped them: spending the day at Max's favorite beach, overcoming their neighbors' prejudices that Max is Japanese-American and Cate is Italian-American, and coping with the heartbreak of discovering Hana's disease.One of the great joys of Hana's life has been her relationship with her beautiful, successful best friend Laura. Laura has moved to New York from their hometown in California and has two daughters, Josephine and Camille. She has not been home in years and begs Hana to let her bring her daughters to meet her, feeling that Josephine, in particular, needs to have Hana in her life. Despite Hana's latest refusal, Laura decides to come anyway. When Laura's loud, energetic, and troubled world collides with Hana and Cate's daily routine, the story really begins.Dreaming Water is about a mother's courage, a daughter's strength, and a friend's love. It is about the importance of human dignity and the importance of all the small moments that create a life worth living.

Haracetys
An extremely sad story, but at the same time, extremely hopeful and uplifting. Tsukiyama's writing style was very easy to read and follow. I enjoyed every minute of this book, and as is my nature, I fervently hoped that the main character would find a happy ending. I will not say if she did or did not, in case you plan to read this book! However, I will definitely read another Tsukiyama book.
Soustil
This is another very good read by this author. She seems to deal with damaged people in a setting which does not force the reader feel terribly sad or depressed. A young girl stricken with a rare decease is treated as a real person and one feels compassion for the characters surrounding her as well as a sadness for her. Yet there is also a spirit about this brief tale that brings about a quiet feeling of satisfaction.
A difficult , tragic, situation told in loving fashion.
Mopimicr
This novel was somewhat of a departure from previous novels by Ms. Tsukiyama, as it takes place in Northern California instead of her usual Japanese and Chinese locales. I have enjoyed all her novels to date, and found this one particularly moving. Cate's marriage to Max and the relationship between Cate and her daughter Hana and the life they share is inspiring, heartwarming and painful by turns.
As has been true for me with each of her novels, I am sorry when the book is finished; I don't want to leave the characters, but I do carry their stories with me.
Tall
I have most of Gail Tsukiyama's books and I've shared many of them. They are keepers. Even though the subject of this book is unusual and would be difficult to deal with the way she tells the story is just heartwarming and a joy to read.
Lost Python
gave it as a gift
Super P
I had bought the book "The Samurai's Garden" at a library sale..read it..absolutely loved it and decided to try another of Tsukiyama's books..hence "Dreaming Water". What can I say...it's so beautifully written and such a sad, touching story line. She is an amazing author...now one of my favs. I can't wait to read another of her books. Am recommending this to everyone I know.
Wyameluna
I discovered Gail Tsukiyama after she had written 7 books and quickly read them all. Great author. Hope she writes many more books.
A wonderful,exciting,meaniful book as all of her books are.