Annabelle Kim – Leaf~Land Journal

Excerpt from Tiger Pelt

Tiger Pelt is set in occupied Korea during World War II. This excerpt observes a poor farm boy, Kim Young Nam, as he watches over his fragile younger brother, nicknamed “Owlet”. Their family of subsistence farmers has been rendered destitute in support of the Japanese war effort, and the boys’ two older brothers have been conscripted to labor camps.

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