In this sequel to Year of Impossible Goodbyes, the unforgettable heroine, Sookan, is now a refugee in Pusan, South Korea, where she strives to make her world normal again. "This inspirational work possesses a confidence and quiet triumph with universal reverberations." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
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This story helped me understand the korean war and the culture that went along with it. The first part of the story "Year of Impossible Goodbyes" tells how Sokan excapaped North Korea. The Next part of the book Gathering of pearls gives what her collage life is like in a forien country
sequel to Year of Impossible Goodbyes. Sookans life when shes about 17 and falls in love with a guy. Highly recommended.