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Taylor Community Library FICTION BRACHT (Text) 50692010933524 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780735214446
  • ISBN: 0735214441
  • Physical Description: 300 pages : map ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First G.P. Putnam's Sons trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

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General Note:
Includes a conversation with Mary Lynn Bracht and a discussion guide.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-300).
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Comfort women > Korea > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Women > Korea > Fiction.
Korea > History > Japanese occupation, 1910-1945 > Fiction.
Pearl divers > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
War fiction.
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