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White chrysanthemum, Mary Lynn Bracht

Label
White chrysanthemum
Title
White chrysanthemum
Statement of responsibility
Mary Lynn Bracht
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Korea, 1943. Hana has lived her entire life under Japanese occupation. As a haenyeo, a female diver of the sea, she enjoys an independence that few other Koreans can still claim. Until the day Hana 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. But haenyeo are women of power and strength. She will find her way home. South Korea, 2011. Emi has spent more than sixty years trying to forget the sacrifice her sister made, but she must confront the past to discover peace. Seeing the healing of her children and her country, can Emi move beyond the legacy of war to find forgivenessSuspenseful, hopeful, and ultimately redemptive, White Chrysanthemum tells a story of two sisters whose love for each other is strong enough to triumph over the grim evils of war.-
Summary
". . . a sweeping historical debut for fans of Lilac Girls, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Kristin Hannah that brings to life the heartbreaking history of Korea through the deeply moving and redemptive story of two sisters separated by World War II" --
Tone
Writing style
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017.
Assigning source
Summary taken from Goodreads
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10616279
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bracht, Mary Lynn,
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6102.R323
LC item number
W55 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japanese Occupation of Korea (1910-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Sisters
  • Comfort women
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Comfort women
  • Sisters
  • Women
  • Korea
  • Korea
Target audience
adult
Label
White chrysanthemum, Mary Lynn Bracht
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-305)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21285805
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780735214439
Lccn
2017004487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)985966639
Label
White chrysanthemum, Mary Lynn Bracht
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-305)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21285805
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780735214439
Lccn
2017004487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)985966639

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