"Grass is a powerful anti-war graphic novel, offering up firsthand the life story of a Korean girl named Okseon Lee who was forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during the second World War - a disputed chapter in 20th century Asian history. Beginning in Lee's childhood, Grass shows the leadup to World War II from a child's vulnerable perspective, detailing how one person experienced the Japanese occupation and the widespread suffering it entailed for ordinary Korean folk. Keum Suk Gendry-Kim emphasizes Lee's strength in overcoming the many forms of adversity she experienced. Grass is painted in a black ink that flows with lavish details of the beautiful fields and farmland of Korea and uses heavy brushwork on the somber interiors of Lee's memories."-- Provided by publisher.
Child slaves -- Korea -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Child slaves -- Korea -- History -- 20th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Korea -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1910-1945 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Comic books, strips, etc.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Translation of: Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk. P'ul.
translation of: Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk. P'ul. English.