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JCLBetM made a comment Mar 07 2021
"A startlingly raw telling of one Korean woman's experiences as a "comfort woman" (Japanese sex slave) during WWII--Granny Lee Ok-sun. While the author doesn't shy away from sharing the horrors of rape, she chooses to state things matter-..." Permalink
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"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...
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JCLBetM created a list Mar 07 2021
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Book Party: Books & Films That Made Me Want to Know More

"Usually when I finish good (or fairly good) historical fiction, nonfiction, or documentaries, I feel a sense of completion at having gained a better understanding; but sometimes, something in the telling spurs me to know more. And it’s not always ..."
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JCLBetM created a list Feb 26 2021
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Monticello & De Soto Staff's Comfort "Reads"

"Do you ever just need to return to a comfortable story or soundtrack? During the pandemic, many have said it's hard to stay focused enough to read or watch or listen to something new, so the library staff at our Monticello and De Soto branches wan..."
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