1474621686
Paperback:Please look after mother / Kyung-sook Shin ; translated from the Korean by Chi-Young Kim.:2021 Paperback Please look after mother / Kyung-sook Shin ; translated from the Korean by Chi-Young Kim.
Please look after mother / Kyung-sook Shin ; translated from the Korean by Chi-Young Kim.
Author: Sin, Kyong-suk,
Publication year: 2021
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1474621686 9781474621687 (pbk.) :
Notes:
This translation originally published: 2011.
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 mother? WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZEWhen 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 Mother?Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, PLEASE LOOK AFTER MOTHER is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love.'Kyung-Sook Shin's tale... has hit a nerve' Guardian'A raw tribute to the mysteries of motherhood'
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