Gathering of Pearls
The conclusion to the remarkable story of the young Korean heroine of Year of Impossible Goodbyes and Echoes of the White Giraffe. Sookan travels to the United States to begin her freshman year of college where she faces the difficulties of leaving her family and beginning a new life in a foreign land.
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GATHERING OF PEARLSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In this sequel to Choi's autobiographical Year of Impossible Goodbyes (1991) and Echoes of the White Giraffe (1993), 19-year-old Sookan continues her journey—this time leaving Korea to study at Finch ... Read full review
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