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Sook Nyul Choi Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Choi's Book Reviews

Year of Impossible Goodbyes
Told in the first person point of view, a ten year old North Korean girl recounts her experiences of the Japanese occupation in World War Two, then the Communist take over after the war. Sookan lives in the village of Kirmini in the city of Pyongyang. She lives with her family- her elderly Grandfather, who used to be a scholar before the occupation; her mother, Hyunsuk, who runs a sock manufacturing factory in her backyard; Aunt Tiger, a cynical woman wh...