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Belongs ToDublin
TitleThe liberators : a novel / E. J. Koh.
AuthorKoh, EJ, 1988- author.
CollectionAdult Fiction
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Belongs ToStatusCall NoBarcodeCircStatus
Dublin FIC KOH31952002399272Available

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781959030225 (ebook)
International Standard Book Number 9781959030157 (hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 1959030159 (hardcover)
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 813/.6 23/eng/20230613
Personal Name Koh, EJ, 1988- author.
Title Statement The liberators : a novel / E. J. Koh.
Edition Statement First US edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Ã2023
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Portland, Oregon : Tin House, [2023]
Physical Description 225 pages ; 23 cm
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier
General Note Includes a readers guide (pages 221-225).
Summary, Etc. "At the height of the military dictatorship in South Korea, Insuk and Sungho are arranged to be married. The couple soon moves to San Jose, California, with an infant and Sungho's overbearing mother-in-law. Adrift in a new country, Insuk grieves the loss of her past and her divided homeland, finding herself drawn into an illicit relationship that sets into motion a dramatic saga and echoes for generations to come. From the Gwangju Massacre to the 1988 Olympics, flashbacks to Korean repatriation after Japanese surrender, and the Sewol ferry accident, E. J. Koh's exquisitely drawn portraits and symphonic testimony from guards, prisoners, perpetrators, and liberators spans continents and four generations of two Korean families forever changed by fateful past decisions made in love and war. Extraordinarily beautiful and deeply moving, The Liberators is an elegantly wrought family saga of memory, trauma, and empathy, and a stunning testament to the consequences and fortunes of inheritance" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Arranged marriage Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term FICTION / Family Life / General. bisacsh
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Mariage arrangâe Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term California Fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Novels. fast
Index Term-Genre/Form Novels. lcgft
Index Term-Genre/Form Romans. rvmgf