A Year Of Impossible Goodbyes By Sookan

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Imagine seeing death, betrayal and feeling hurt on a regular basis. It is something common. Imagine being a child in war torn Korea, where freedom is only a dream. Where your happiness can come from the simplest of things because you’re taught that happiness never lasts. 1945, North Korea. A war is raging on between the Japanese communists and the “White Devils” and inside of this war torn country, a young girl clings onto the little hope she has left. In the novel, “A Year of Impossible Goodbyes” Sookan, the young girl, shows many characteristics, including being, caring, mature and prepared. In the book, Sookan shows that she is prepared. Even with all that life throws at her. For one, she goes to a school run by japanese communists who are
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