Year of Impossible Goodbyes
By (author) Sook Nyul Choi
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Year of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi
Book DescriptionIt is 1945, and courageous ten-year-old Sookan and her family must endure the cruelties of the Japanese military occupying Korea. Police captain Narita does his best to destroy everything of value to the family, but he cannot break their spirit. Sookan's father is with the resistance movement in Manchuria and her older brothers have been sent away to labor camps. Her mother is forced to supervise a sock factory and Sookan herself must wear a uniform and attend a Japanese school.Then the war ends. Out come the colorful Korean silks and bags of white rice. But Communist Russian troops have taken control of North Korea and once again the family is suppressed. Sookan and her family know their only hope for freedom lies in a dangerous escape to Americancontrolled South Korea.Here is the incredible story of one family's love for each other and their determination to risk everything to find freedom.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780780720176
(193mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sook Nyul Choi
Gathering of Pearls, Paperback (December 2007)
Sookan struggles to balance her new life as a college freshman in the United States with expectations from her family at home in Korea.
Echoes of the White Giraffe, Paperback (December 2007)View all books by Sook Nyul Choi
Fifteen-year-old Sookan adjusts to life in the refugee village in Pusan but continues to hope that the civil war will end and her family will be reunited in Seoul.
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