How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee

Author: Jing-Jing Lee

Category: Literary Fiction

Regular price: $12.65

Deal price: $1.99

Deal starts: March 07, 2023

Deal ends: March 07, 2023


A twenty-first–century twelve-year-old seeks the truth behind his grandmother’s trauma in this moving novel of family, love, memory, and the toll of war.
Perfect for fans of Pachinko and We Were the Lucky Ones.
Praise for How We Disappeared
A Library Journal Emerging Stars Pick
“This is a brilliant, heart-breaking story with an unforgettable image of how women were silenced and disappeared by both war and culture.” —Xinran, author of The Good Women of China
“An exquisite mystery, an enthralling novel. Equally touching and intriguing.” —Eoin Dempsey, author of White Rose, Black Forest
“A beautifully written, suspenseful story of redemption and healing.” —Booklist, starred review
“A . . . story about memory, trauma and ultimately love, How We Disappeared explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Singapore on the local people, in particular on the hellishly misnamed “Comfort Women.”“ —New York Times