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Lost Names : Scenes from a Korean Boyhood.

Author: Richard E Kim
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In this classic tale, Richard E. Kim paints seven vivid scenes from a boyhood and early adolescence in Korea at the height of the Japanese occupation, 1932 to 1945. Taking its title from the grim fact that the occupiers forced the Koreans to renounce their own names and adopt Japanese names instead, the book follows one Korean family through the Japanese occupation to the surrender of the Japanese empire. Lost Names  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kim, Richard E.
Lost Names : Scenes from a Korean Boyhood.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011
Named Person: Richard E Kim
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Kim
ISBN: 9780520948129 0520948122
OCLC Number: 794663713
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface to the Fortieth Anniversary Edition; Crossing; Homecoming; Once upon a Time, on a Sunday; Lost Names; An Empire for Rubber Balls; ""Is Someone Dying?""; In the Making of History-Together; Author's Note.

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