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Author Kim, Richard E., 1932-

Title Lost names : scenes from a Korean boyhood / Richard E. Kim
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1998], ©1988
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Description 1 online resource (198 pages)
Contents 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
Summary In this classic tale, Richard 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
Subject Kim, Richard E., 1932- -- Childhood and youth
Kim, Richard E., 1932-
Authors, American -- Biography
18.06 Anglo-American literature.
Authors, American.
Genre/Form Autobiographical fiction.
Autobiographical fiction.
Autobiographical fiction.
Biographies.
Novels (texts)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 97046168
ISBN 0520948122
9780520948129