So Far from the Bamboo Grove Movies & Media Adaptations

Yoko Kawashima Watkins
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My Brother, My Sister and I (Simon and Schuster, 1994) is the highly praised sequel to So Far from the Bamboo Grove. In this work, Watkins continues her story of Yoko, Ko, and Hideyo as they build a new life in Kyoto. Year of Impossible Goodbyes, by Sook Choi (Econo-clad Books, 1999) also recounts a young girl's harrowing escape from Korea and details the horrifying experiences she had along the way.

One reviewer compared So Far from the Bamboo Grove to two notable holocaust survival stories. Aranka Siegal's Upon the Head of the Goat (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1982) describes the suffering and bewilderment of a young Jewish child living in Hungary during its German occupation during World War II, and Ester Hautzig's The Endless Steppe (Harper Trophy, 1989) describes the experience of a young Siberian girl taken prisoner by the Russians and moved to a forced labor camp where...

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