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Black flower

Author: Young-ha Kim; Charles La Shure
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale of star-crossed love, political turmoil, and the dangers of seeking freedom in a new world, Black Flower is an epic story based on a little-known moment in history.
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Genre/Form: Epic fiction
Historical fiction
Translations into English
Fiction
Named Person: Young-ha Kim
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Young-ha Kim; Charles La Shure
ISBN: 9780547691138 0547691130
OCLC Number: 772099547
Description: 305 p. ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Kŏmŭn kkot.
Responsibility: Young-ha Kim ; translated from the Korean by Charles La Shure.

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A tale of star-crossed love, political turmoil, and the dangers of seeking freedom in a new world, Black Flower is an epic story based on a little-known moment in history.

In 1904, as the Russo-Japanese War deepened, Asia was parceled out to rising powers and the Korean empire was annexed by Japan. Facing war and the loss of their nation, more than a thousand Koreans left their homes to seek possibility elsewhere-- in unknown Mexico. They disembark with the promise of land, but soon they discover the truth: they have been sold into indentured servitude. A tale of star-crossed love, political turmoil, and the dangers of seeking freedom in a new world, based on a little-known moment in history.

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