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My very last possession : and other stories

Author: Wan-so Pak
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1999.
Dissertation: Stories from Korea. In Thus Ended My Days Watching over the House, a woman feels liberated when police take away her domineering husband on suspicion of a crime, A Certain Barbarity is on toilets as a symbol of success, and in Granny Flowers in Those Heartless Days, an older woman offers sex to American troops to save the village virgins from being deflowered.
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An anthology of ten short stories by one of Korea's foremost living writers. The literary world of Pak explores the moral ambiguities inherent in Korea's society today and encourages the reader to  Read more...


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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wan-so Pak
ISBN: 0765604280 9780765604286
OCLC Number: 760508346
Notes: She knows, I know, and heaven knows -- Butterfly of illusion -- Farewell at Kimpo Airport -- Mr. Hong's medals -- Thus ended my days of watching over the house -- A certain barbarity -- Encounter at the airport -- Granny Flowers in those heartless days -- Three days in that autumn -- My very last possession.
Description: xiii, 220 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; She Knows, I Know and Heaven Knows; Butterfly of Illusion; Farewell at Kimpo Airport, Mr Hong's Medals; Thus Ended my days of Watching over the House; A certain Barbarity; Encounter at the Airport; Granny Flowers in those Heartles Days; Three Days in that Autumn, My Very Last Possession.
Responsibility: by Pak Wan-so.


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