Daughters of the Dragon: A Comfort Womans Story [Audiobook]
Daughters of the Dragon: A Comfort Womans Story [Audiobook] by William Andrews
English | April 2, 2014 | ASIN: B00JFHKTIM, ISBN: 1531834760, 1531834752 | [email protected] kbps | 11 hrs 57 mins | 330 MB
Narrator: Valerie Gilbert | Genre: Historical Fiction
During World War II, the Japanese forced 200,000 young Korean women to be sex slaves or "comfort women" for their soldiers. This is one womans riveting story of strength, courage, and promises kept.
In 1943, the Japanese tear young Ja-hee and her sister from their peaceful family farm to be comfort women for the Imperial Army. Before they leave home, their mother gives them a magnificent antique comb with an ivory inlay of a two-headed dragon, saying it will protect them. The sisters suffer terribly at the hands of the Japanese, and by the end of the war, Ja-hee must flee while her sister lies dying. Ja-hee keeps her time as a comfort woman a secret while she struggles to rebuild her life. She meets a man in North Korea who shows her what true love is. But the communists take him away in the middle of the night, and she escapes to the South. There, she finally finds success as the country rebuilds after the Korean War. However when her terrible secret is revealed, shes thrown into poverty. In the depths of despair, shes tempted to sell the comb with the two-headed dragon that she believes has no magic for her. Then one day she discovers its true meaning and her surprising heredity. And now she must find the only person who can carry on the legacy of the two-headed dragon...someone she abandoned years ago.
Set within the tumultuous backdrop of 20th-century Korea, Daughters of the Dragon by Mayhaven Award-winning author William Andrews will make you cry and cheer for Ja-hee. And in the end, youll have a better understanding of the Land of the Morning Calm.