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White Chrysanthemum


‘Look for your sister after each dive. Never forget. If you see her, you are safe.’

Hana and her little sister Emi are part of an island community of haenyeo, women who make their living from diving deep into the sea off the southernmost tip of Korea.

One day Hana sees a Japanese soldier heading for where Emi is guarding the day’s catch on the beach. Her mother has told her again and again never to be caught alone with one. Terrified for her sister, Hana swims as hard as she can for the…

White Chrysanthemum

Pub Date : 2018-01-30 | Author : Mary Lynn Bracht | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780735214439
ISBN 13 : 0735214433

." . . a sweeping historical debut for fans of Lilac Girls, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Kristin Hannah that brings to life the heartbreaking history of Korea through the deeply moving..

The Chrysanthemum And The Sword

Pub Date : 2006-01-25 | Author : Ruth Benedict | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547525143
ISBN 13 : 0547525141

Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedict’s World War II–era study paints an illumi..

Chrysanthemum Big Book

Pub Date : 2007-10-02 | Author : Kevin Henkes | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061119743
ISBN 13 : 0061119741

She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum loved her name—until she started school. A terrific read-aloud for the classroom and libraries!..

The Chrysanthemums

Pub Date : 2014-03-06 | Author : John Steinbeck | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780718196479
ISBN 13 : 0718196473

Elisa Allen is tending her chrysanthemums. Strong, with a handsome face she skilfully and proudly cultivates the best in the valley. Tonight, her husband is taking her to town. Whi..

A Dictionary Of Mutual Understanding

Pub Date : 2015-12-01 | Author : Jackie Copleton | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698407329
ISBN 13 : 0698407326

In the tradition of Memoirs of a Geisha and The Piano Teacher, a heart-wrenching debut novel of family, forgiveness, and the exquisite pain of love When Amaterasu Takahashi opens t..

The Tarot Killer

Pub Date : 2012-11 | Author : Mary Bracht | Publisher : Eternal Press

ISBN 10 : 1615727833
ISBN 13 : 9781615727834

A serial killer is targeting patients from Dr. Skye Barrie's psychotherapy practice in New York City. NYPD Detective Diaz wants to keep the case quiet in order to catch the murdere..

The Sign Of The Chrysanthemum

Pub Date : 1988-06-03 | Author : Katherine Paterson | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780064402323
ISBN 13 : 0064402320

Muna has never known his father -- a samurai, a noble warrior. But Muna's mother has told Muna how he will know him one day: by the sign of the chrysanthemum. When his mother dies,..

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