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Author Momoko Uno to Illuminate the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books with FOURTEEN DAYS: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Quarantine Hell

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is set to be graced by the presence of Momoko Uno, an exceptional storyteller whose memoir, FOURTEEN DAYS: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Quarantine Hell,” stands as a proof of the indomitable human spirit. On April 20-21 at the USC campus, the festival will provide a stage for Uno to share her riveting narrative that discusses the complexities of love, loss, and resilience found in the middle of global adversity.

In a world grappling with the challenges of a pandemic, Uno’s journey begins on a New York subway, where she receives the life-altering news of her mother’s terminal illness. Driven by a commitment to revisit her childhood home in Perth, Australia, Uno’s memoir turns into a powerful chronicle of a woman dealing with emotional turbulence and physical obstacles.

FOURTEEN DAYS is expertly conducted by Uno’s skilled storytelling. With an artful blend of vulnerability and humor, the author shares her experiences, offering readers a profound and relatable exploration of grief and the human capacity for resilience. Uno’s ability to adequately insert humor into her memoir creates a narrative that is compelling and deeply moving.

The memoir is a mirror reflecting the human experience, exploring themes of family, sacrifice, and the quest for healing. Uno’s authentic voice invites readers into her world, providing a rare and intimate glimpse into the inner workings of a journey marked by loss and the pursuit of hope.

As the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books continues its legacy of celebrating literary excellence, FOURTEEN DAYS emerges as a profound, emotionally resonant narrative. Uno’s memoir promises to leave an enduring impression, making it a standout addition to the festival’s lineup.

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In the heart of Westchester, NY, Momoko Uno, resides with her children including six cats, two dogs, and an oversized hamster. Momoko’s journey from a high school setback, where she was told she was unfit for medical school, to maintaining a successful private practice in New York City for over two decades, shows her resilience and determination. Through her memoir, readers will discover the depth and authenticity of Momoko Uno’s storytelling.