Summaries and reviews of fiction and nonfiction books by Korean American authors,
books about Korean Americans and Korea, and Korean literature in English translation,
including some academic works and a sampling on the Korean War
Friday, October 3, 2008
Chesi's Story: One Boy's Long Journey from War to Peace by Link S. White
An early memoir by a Korean adoptee follows a young war orphan popular among GIs who is finally adopted at age 11 by an Air Force sargeant. Christian-based. A similar story is THE RASCAL AND THE PILGRIM, by Anthony Kim.