So Far from the Bamboo Grove - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Yoko Kawashima Watkins
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Chapter 11 Summary

The Kim family, Mr. and Mrs. Kim and their two teenaged sons, Hee Cho and Hee Wang, discover Hideyo, when he approaches and passes out from the cold against their farmhouse door. Mr. Kim decides that he will take Hideyo on as his nephew. Mrs. Kim nurses Hideyo back to health. As soon as he can, Hideyo helps the family with the daily farm tasks and the children's education. When spring comes, Hideyo decides to leave for Japan.

While crossing a guarded river, the Communists open fire on him. He dives to avoid the gunfire and crosses unharmed. The next day he asks directions to Seoul, about forty miles away. He arrives in Seoul and searches for his family, but gives up after discovering that the Kawashima name is not on the refugee list. He takes a train to Pusan and a boat...

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