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  • 8 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Summary:

In early 1900s Korea, Sunja is the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family. Her unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan. Caught in the indifferent arc of history, through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, Sunja's family members are bound together by deep roots as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Lee, M (Text) 35178001756223 Adult Fiction Book None 05/29/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455563937
  • ISBN: 1455563935
  • Physical Description: 490 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group, 2017.

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In early 1900s Korea, Sunja is the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family. Her unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan. Caught in the indifferent arc of history, through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, Sunja's family members are bound together by deep roots as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity.
Subject: Families > Korea > Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) > Fiction.
Immigrant families > Fiction.
Intergenerational relations > Fiction.
Koreans > Japan > Fiction.
Marriage > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
Japan > Fiction.
Korea > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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