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The Third Son

Audiobook

It's 1943 as air-raid sirens blare in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, eight-year-old Saburo is in no hurry to go home to the abuse he suffers at the hands of his parents and older brother. In the peach forests of Taoyuan, he encounters Yoshiko, whose loving family is like a glimpse of paradise for him. Their brief meeting is a memory he cherishes from that moment forward, and for years after he tries to locate her again. But when he finally does, she is by the side of his eldest brother and greatest rival.

As the Chinese Nationalist Army lays claim to the island after the war, Saburo bravely struggles to break free of the future assigned him by heritage and circumstance and to go in search of new frontiers.


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Publisher: HighBridge Company Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781622311477
  • File size: 304759 KB
  • Release date: April 30, 2013
  • Duration: 10:34:54

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781622311477
  • File size: 304801 KB
  • Release date: April 30, 2013
  • Duration: 10:34:50
  • Number of parts: 10

Formats

OverDrive Listen audiobook
MP3 audiobook

Languages

English

It's 1943 as air-raid sirens blare in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, eight-year-old Saburo is in no hurry to go home to the abuse he suffers at the hands of his parents and older brother. In the peach forests of Taoyuan, he encounters Yoshiko, whose loving family is like a glimpse of paradise for him. Their brief meeting is a memory he cherishes from that moment forward, and for years after he tries to locate her again. But when he finally does, she is by the side of his eldest brother and greatest rival.

As the Chinese Nationalist Army lays claim to the island after the war, Saburo bravely struggles to break free of the future assigned him by heritage and circumstance and to go in search of new frontiers.


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