The grass roof

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. 367p., very good hardcover, lacking dj.

The Korean American author's account of his Korean childhood and his move to America. Describes the fall of Korea to Japanese rule, the deposition of its royal family and the reaction of Korean intellectuals. At the end the protagonist escapes Korea on a ship headed for the United States.

Cat.No: 31794

Price: $25.00