Waiting For Appa
Eunhae is nine years old when she bids a tearful farewell to her father, who leaves their home in South Korea in search of a better life in America for his family. As her Appa tries to comfort her with his parting words, "Love will etch our faces in each other's hearts. We won't forget," Eunhae can't shake the icy fear that overwhelms her.Two years later, when Eunhae and her mother immigrate to Am...
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: iUniverse (June 23, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 10562691
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“Eunhae, a 9 year old South Korean girl, clings to her Appa (father) who is leaving for America to make a better life for her and her mother. It will take 2 years for them to join him, and not a day goes by without her deeply missing him.When they fin...”
rica to reunite with her father, they are greeted at San Francisco International Airport with horrific news-Appa is near death-the unfortunate victim of a job site accident. Much to her dismay, Eunhae's father eventually dies and she and her mother are left alone in the world. As they experience cruelty at the hands of relatives, they also find reassurance in the kindness of strangers, but Eunhae is changed forever by the devastating loss. Twenty years later, Eunhae still lives her life clinging to the memories of her father and a life denied, shutting out all those who love her. Troubled by the shame and hostility surrounding her father's death, she goes in search of answers and uncovers far more than she ever expected.
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