Written by one of South Korea's most popular authors, The Valley Nearbyis a beautiful tale of a woman attempting to reconcile cultural tradition with her need for individuality and freedom. Living in the isolation of the country, Yun-hee is engaged in a solitary struggle. Her two worlds, that of a rural housewife and that of an advocate for equality, are at odds with each other. Although she reveres a mother who calls her husband "Master," Yun-hee still hopes that one day things might be different for her daughter.
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Kang Sok-Kyong was born in Taegu, Kyongsangbuk-do. Although her background is in painting, Kang has published several novels, short stories, and essays. She received the Prize for Today's Writers and the Nokwon Literary Award in 1986.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Korean
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Descripción Heinemann, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0435081462
Descripción Heinemann, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 317 pages. 8.00x5.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería 0435081462