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White chrysanthemum

Author: Mary Lynn Bracht
Publisher: New York, New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bracht, Mary Lynn, author.
White chrysanthemum.
New York, N.Y. : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2017
(DLC) 2017021889
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Lynn Bracht
ISBN: 9780735214439 0735214433 052552424X 9780525524243
OCLC Number: 985966639
Description: 305 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mary Lynn Bracht.

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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?--
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