Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

It 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.

Buy Year of Impossible Goodbyes book by Sook Nyul Choi from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780780720176
ISBN-10: 0780720172
Format: Hardback
(193mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United States


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Year of Impossible Goodbyes book by Sook Nyul Choi and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Author Sook Nyul Choi

Gathering of Pearls by Sook Nyul Choi

Gathering of Pearls

Paperback, December 2007
Echoes of the White Giraffe by Sook Nyul Choi

Echoes of the White Giraffe

Paperback, December 2007
Year of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi

Year of Impossible Goodbyes

Paperback, October 1998