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Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk

Summary: "Grass is a powerful anti-war graphic novel, offering up firsthand the life story of a Korean girl named Okseon Lee who was forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during the second World War - a disputed chapter in 20th century Asian history. Beginning in Lee's childhood, Grass shows the leadup to World War II from a child's vulnerable perspective, detailing how one person...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn and Quarterly 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 GEN

Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk

Summary: "Keum Suk Gendry-Kim was an adult when her mother revealed a family secret: she was separated from her sister during the Korean War. It's not an uncommon story--the peninsula was split down the 38th parallel, dividing one country into two. As many fled violence in the north, not everyone was able to make it south. Her mother's story inspired Gendry-Kim to begin interviewing her and other...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 GEN

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