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Drifting House

Author: Krys Lee
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning Korea and the United States, from the postwar era to contemporary times, the stories presented in "Drifting House" illuminate a people torn between the traumas of their collective past and the indignities and sorrows of their present.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krys Lee
ISBN: 0143122932 9780143122937
OCLC Number: 774912581
Notes: "First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2012"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of Story Prize (Spotlight Award) 2012
Description: 210 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: A temporary marriage --
At the edge of the world --
The pastor's son --
The goose father --
The salaryman --
Drifting house --
A small sorrow --
The believer --
Beautiful women.
Responsibility: Krys Lee.

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Spanning Korea and the United States, from the postwar era to contemporary times, the stories presented in "Drifting House" illuminate a people torn between the traumas of their collective past and the indignities and sorrows of their present.

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"In nine haunting tales, this Korean-born author . . . writes of the psychological fallout from Korea's troubled history and the toll on families living in a fractured world. . . . The metaphor of Read more...

 
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