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White chrysanthemum

White chrysanthemum

Bracht, Mary Lynn

"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 forgiveness?"--Publisher description

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Mary Lynn Bracht
ISBN: 1784741442, 9781784741440
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-311).
Note: Map on lining papers.
Physical Description: 311 pages : map ; 23 cm
Subject: Comfort women Korea Fiction.; World War, 1939-1945 Women Korea Fiction.; Korea History Japanese occupation, 1910-1945 Fiction.; Sisters Fiction.