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Please Look After Mom
by Kyung-sook Shin and Chi-young Kim


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WINNER OF THEMAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE

When sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her. Yet as long-held secrets and private sorrows begin to reveal themselves, they are forced to wonder: how well did they actually know the woman they called Mom?  Read more...


 
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Overview

WINNER OF THEMAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE

When sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her. Yet as long-held secrets and private sorrows begin to reveal themselves, they are forced to wonder: how well did they actually know the woman they called Mom?
Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, Please Look After Mom is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780307739513
  • ISBN-10: 0307739511
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Page Count: 272

Series: Vintage Contemporaries

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Books > Fiction > Literary
Books > Fiction > Family Life
Books > Fiction > Cultural Heritage

 
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