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The Women on the Island A Novel by Anh Thai Ho

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Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian studies,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Women"s studies,
  • East Asian Literature,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Vietnamese,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Literary

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9565812M
ISBN 100295980869
ISBN 109780295980867

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  On an island off the South Korean coast, an ancient guild of women divers reckons with the depredations of modernity from to in See's (The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, , etc.) latest women divers of Jeju Island, known as Author: Lisa See. The following version of this book was used to create the guide: See, Lisa. The Island of Sea Women. Scribner, The Island of Sea Women is the story of the friendship of two haenyeo, Korean sea divers on Jeju Island. The story begins in the present, when Young-sook, an old, retired haenyeo, is. The Island of Sea Women is an epoch set over many decades, beginning during a period of Japanese colonialism in the s and s, followed by World War II, the Korean War, and its aftermath, through the era of cell phones and wet suits for the women divers. Throughout this time, the residents of Jeju find themselves caught between warring.   "THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN is a must-read for anyone who treasures the strength of the powerful female relationships that hold us together through trying times." In THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN, See explores the complex and unique matrilineal relationships of this ancient culture through the Jeju Island community.

  THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN offers up an evocative tale of two best friends whose bonds are both strengthened and tested over decades by forces beyond their largely on the remote Korean island of Jeju, THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN follows Young-sook and Mi-ja, girls from strikingly different backgrounds who bond over their shared love of the sea.   THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN, by Lisa See. (Scribner, pp., $) This novel set mostly in the s during the Japanese occupation of Korea focuses on the haenyeo, or “sea women,” of Author: Jennifer Krauss.   Thus begins Lisa See’s newest novel, “The Island of Sea Women,” which is set on a Korean island and draws on the centuries-long history of the haenyeo, female divers who have effectively Author: Tatjana Soli. THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN is an epoch set over many decades, beginning during a period of Japanese colonialism in the s and s, followed by World War II, the Korean War and its aftermath, through the era of cell phones and wet suits for the women divers. Throughout this time, the residents of Jeju find themselves caught between warring.