White Chrysanthemum

White Chrysanthemum

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Korea, 1943, under Japanese occupation: As a haenyeo, a female diver of the sea, Hana enjoys an independence that few other Koreans can still claim. Until the day she saves her younger sister from a Japanese soldier and is herself captured and transported to Manchuria. There she is forced to become a 'comfort woman' in a Japanese military brothel. South Korea, 2011: Emi has spent more than sixty years trying to forget the sacrifice her sister made. Seeing the healing of her children and her country, can Emi move beyond the legacy of war to find forgiveness?-- Adapted from book jacket.
Publisher: New York, New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780735214439
Branch Call Number: FIC Bracht M
Characteristics: 305 pages : map ; 24 cm


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Aug 18, 2018

awesome book I too could not put it down. Hard to go onto another book. I didnot want this one to end.

DPLalyssab Jun 06, 2018

Engaging work of historical fiction exploring Korean women's experience during World War II.

Mar 15, 2018

What a great book. I read it in one sitting as I couldn't put it down.


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