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Korean officials join fray on book

Object to memoir taught in schools

By Lisa Kocian
Globe Staff / February 15, 2007

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Escalating a controversy that has simmered in Boston's suburbs, the region's South Korean Consulate has asked the state Department of Education to rethink its use of "So Far From the Bamboo Grove," an award-winning memoir of an 11-year-old Japanese girl fleeing Korea with her family at the end of World War II. (Full article: 1135 words)

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