Precious Silver Chopsticks: A True Story of a Korean Noble Family

Precious Silver Chopsticks: A True Story of a Korean Noble Family

From her childhood in a North Korean mountain village to a successful life in the United States, the years have brought Mae Adams many challenges. With the past full of ghosts, her final challenge is to share her story.
Rejected by a mother who did not want a second daughter, Mae grew up on the periphery of her aristocratic Korean family. Her loving step-grandma (a commoner) took care of her, allowing her to explore the joys and perils of their rural home. Mae describes her emergence into Korean culture, from her Japanese-style education to her most prized possession: her pair of silver chopsticks.
She endures her mother’s abuse, almost-tragic accidents, and her father’s funeral. But things would get much worse.

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