This autobiographical story tells of ten-year-old Sookan and her family's suffering and humiliation in Korea, first under Japanese rule and after the Russians invade, and of a harrowing escape to South Korea.
The conclusion to the remarkable story of the young Korean heroine of Year of Impossible Goodbyes and Echoes of the White Giraffe. Sookan travels to the United States to begin her freshman year of college where she faces the difficulties of leavin...
This follow-up to "The Year of Impossible Goodbyes" provides a revealing look at the role of women in Korean society and the coming of age of one exceptional young woman during the Korean War. An ALA Notable Book.
Sookan, the heroine of "The Year of Impossible Goodbyes" and "Echoes of the White Giraffe," struggles to balance her new life as a college freshman in the United States with expectations from her family at home in Korea.