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Adult Fiction. “An absorbing saga of 20th-century Korean experience, seen through the fate of four generations. An old-fashioned epic whose simple, captivating storytelling delivers both wisdom and truth." -- Kirkus Reviews
In early 1900s Korea, Sunja finds herself pregnant and alone, bringing shame on her family until a young tubercular minister asks her to marry him and move to Japan.
In the early 1900s, Sunja falls pregnant out of wedlock and flees Korea to Japan. Her decisions will echo through four generations living in exile from a home they never knew, as each seeks to create a life for themselves.
An absorbing saga of the 20th-century Korean experience, seen through the fate of four generations in Korea and Japan.