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Overview

WINNER OF THE MAN 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?

"A terrific novel that stayed with me long after I'd finished its final, haunting pages." --Abraham Verghese, bestselling author of The Covenant of Water

"A raw tribute to the mysteries of motherhood." --The New York Times Book Review

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.

"A suspenseful, haunting, achingly lovely novel about the hidden lives, wishes, struggles and dreams of those we think we know best." --The Seattle Times

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307739513
  • ISBN-10: 0307739511
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds
  • Page Count: 272

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