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Home was the Land of Morning Calm : a saga of a Korean-American family

Author: K Connie Kang
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this poignant, bittersweet family memoir, K. Connie Kang tells the story of one of America's most recent, and successful, immigrant groups: the Korean-Americans. The author's tale is one of hardship, as wars twice force her family to flee their homes in Korea. It is also a story of heartbreak, as her new life in America, first as a student and then as a reporter, irreversibly separates her from her parents and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kang, K. Connie.
Home was the Land of Morning Calm.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., ©1995
(OCoLC)604515241
Online version:
Kang, K. Connie.
Home was the Land of Morning Calm.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., ©1995
(OCoLC)608782748
Named Person: K Connie Kang; K Connie Kang
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Connie Kang
ISBN: 0201626845 9780201626841
OCLC Number: 31938910
Description: xvii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue; Losing the Country (1900-1910); The Resistance; Japanese Colonial Rule (1910-1945); Liberation Is a Cruel Hoax (1945-1950); The Korean War (1950-1953); Japan (1952-1958); From Okinawa to America; Going Home (1967-1970); Back to America (1970-1987); Rediscovering the Real Home (1987-1989); Back to America, Again; Epilogue.
Responsibility: K. Connie Kang.
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Award-winning journalist K. Connie Kang renders a moving generational saga in this portrait of her family's passage from their ancestral Korean home. Part family biography, part history, part memoir,  Read more...

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