The liberators : a novel
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Portland, Oregon : Tin House, 2023.
ISBN
9781959030157, 1959030159
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Published
Portland, Oregon : Tin House, 2023.
Format
Book
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225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781959030157, 1959030159

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Includes a reader's guide (pages 221-225).
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"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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Koh, E. (2023). The liberators: a novel (First US edition.). Tin House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Koh, EJ, 1988-. 2023. The Liberators: A Novel. Tin House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Koh, EJ, 1988-. The Liberators: A Novel Tin House, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Koh, EJ. The Liberators: A Novel First US edition., Tin House, 2023.

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