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The white book / Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith.

Han, Kang, 1970- (author.). Smith, Deborah, 1987- (translator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525573067
  • ISBN: 0525573062
  • Physical Description: 157 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: London ; Hogarth, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This translation originally published in Great Britain by Portobello Books, London in 2017. This edition published by arrangement with Portobello Books."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
A lyrical exploration of personal grief, conveyed through the prism of the color white, finds a nameless writer grappling with a haunting family tragedy involving the infancy death of her older sister.
Subject: Suffering > Fiction.
Resilience (Personality trait) > Fiction.

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