Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese Comfort Women

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n the wake of the wartime experience of sexual slavery for the Japanese military during the Asia-Pacific War (1930-45), Korean survivors lived under great pressure not to speak about what had happened to them. These sexual slaves were known as "comfort women," and this book brings us into the lives of three of them: Pak Duri, Mun Pilgi, and Bae Chunhui. Over the course of seven years, author Joshua Pilzer worked with these now-elderly women, living alongside of them, smoking with them, eating with them, singing and playing ...

Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese Comfort Women 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199759576

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