Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood - In the Making of History - Together Summary & Analysis

Richard E. Kim
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In the Making of History - Together Summary and Analysis

Mid-August usually rains in the morning or afternoon every day, with a sudden downpour that just as quickly drifts away with a brilliant sizzling sun. This morning there is no rain, but a heavy mist hangs low over the earth. The boy's father is still at the detention camp that is thirty miles west of town. The Japanese Military Police and Thought Police have detained politically suspect Koreans. The boy remains in town with his grandparents so the doctor can see him while he recuperates from the dysentery and diarrhea he got at the labor camp. Mother and the other children are at the orchard. Grandfather asks him the time around noon while they wait for a radio newscast the police announced yesterday. The boy brings the radio out...

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