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The Lucky Gourd Shop
The Lucky Gourd Shop
Author: Joanna Catherine Scott
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ISBN-13: 9780743437356
ISBN-10: 0743437357
Publication Date: 10/30/2001
Pages: 320
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
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A fascinating novel that traces the life of a Korean woman from abandonment as a child, betrayal by a husband, struggles to raise children thru poverty and war.
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"The Lucky Gourd Shop," opens in America, where three adopted Korean teenagers have become curious about their birth mother. The book quickly plunges into the past and becomes the life story of that mother, Mi Sook.
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From the back of the book: "When an American mother's three adopted children reach their teens, they grow curious about their Korean heritage. a much-anticipated letter from Korea fails to satisfy them but sparks memories in the eldest...."

A satisfying read.
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A good story. This is a most interesting book. Highly recommended.