Daughters of the Dragon: A Comfort Woman’s Story

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About the Book: Daughters of the Dragon tells the life story a 14-year-old Hong, Ja-hee taken by the Japanese to be a sex slave, or “comfort woman” for the Imperial Army. Before she leaves home, her mother tells her she must carry on an important family legacy. Her terrible ordeal shapes the rest of her life as she struggles to survive in North Korea and then South Korea. But through courage and strength, she’s finally able to fulfill her duty to her family.

About the Author: William Andrews has a strong connection to Korea – his only child, Elizabeth, who arrived from the Land of the Morning Calm as a cheerful, smart, four-month-old. Since then, Bill has been fascinated by Korea.For over 30 years, Bill was a copywriter and a marketing/brand executive with several Fortune 500 companies. For fifteen of the more painful years, he ran his own advertising agency. At night and on weekends (and sometimes during the workday!) Bill wrote fiction. Bill’s first novel titled The Essential Truth won first place in the Mayhaven Contest for unpublished fiction.Today, Bill is retired from the business world and focuses on his writing. He lives in Minneapolis with his lovely wife, an inner-city public school teacher for 32 years. His daughter Elizabeth is now a medical student at University of Southern California.

About Darla Bruno’s work: “I worked with Darla on two of my books and her edits not only made the book better, but made me a better writer. She gave me far more than she charged for. I highly recommend her.”