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Forgotten Country - Catherine Chung
Forgotten Country
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3.46 65
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781594488085 (1594488088)
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
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James Allen's Literary World
James Allen's Literary World rated it
Forgotten Country blew me away. I felt the emotions of the lead character Janie and her experiences.
the reader of books
the reader of books rated it
2.0 Forgotten Country
This book depressed me.
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
A story of an immigrant family from South Korea to Michigan and back again. Lots of family anguish, but an excellent look of being outsiders in another land. Janie, who is the narrator of the novel, is a very sympathetic character, caught up in a storm of rivalry, jealousy and family secret that str...
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4.0 Forgotten Country
Janie and her family are estranged from everything that matters, estranged from their country of origin, estranged from their new home, estranged from their extended family, estranged from each other. Catherine Chung takes a look at the pain of estrangement and the desperate ways people try to bridg...
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