When My Name Was Keoko

  • by Linda Sue Park
  • Narrated by Norm Lee, Jennifer Ikeda
  • 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Korean Sun-hee and her brother, Tae-yul, must study Japanese language and culture in school. The symbols of their beloved Korea - like its flag and the rose of Sharon tree - can never be displayed or mentioned in public. When the emperor of Japan decrees that all Koreans must take Japanese names, Sun-hee and Tae-yul become Keoko and Nobuo. But as World War II explodes all around them, Sun-hee and Tae-yul wage their own war to stay true to their family, their country, and themselves.

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When My Name Was Keoko

There couldn't be a better book showing the reality of Korea during the invasion of the Japanese
It was the best book I really admire it
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wonderful and Suspenseful

I absolutely loved this book. I learned so much about this dark time in Korean History.
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- tarina

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2015
  • Publisher: Recorded Books