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This Burns My Heart

This Burns My Heart

Struggling to provide a good life for her daughter in spite of her own unhappy marriage and a culture that grants no rights to women, Soo-Ja Choi of 1960s Korea navigates the pitfalls of her conniving in-laws while longing for her true love, Doctor Yul.

ISBN10 : 9781439199626 , ISBN13 : 1439199620

Page Number : 336

This Burns My Heart

This Burns My Heart

In this "extraordinary" (Chicago Tribune) and compelling love story set in postwar Korea in the 1960s, an unhappily married woman struggles to give her daughter a good life and to find love in a society caught between ancient tradition and change. On the eve of her marriage, beautiful and strong-wil

ISBN10 : 1439199639 , ISBN13 : 9781439199633

Page Number : 320

The Caregiver

The Caregiver

From the critically acclaimed author of This Burns My Heart comes a “luminous mother-daughter saga” (Entertainment Weekly) about a young woman who is forced to flee 1980s Brazil for California, and in doing so unearths the hidden life of her enigmatic mother. Mara Alencar’s mother Ana is her m

ISBN10 : 9781501178795 , ISBN13 : 1501178792

Page Number : 304

Everything Belongs To Us

Everything Belongs To Us

"This debut novel takes place at the elite Seoul National University in 1970s South Korea during the final years of a repressive regime. The novel follows the fates of two women--Jisun, the daughter of a powerful tycoon, who eschews her privilege to become an underground labor activist in Seoul; and

ISBN10 : 9780812998542 , ISBN13 : 0812998545

Page Number : 356

Unfamiliar Fishes

Unfamiliar Fishes

An irreverent analysis of late-nineteenth-century imperialism in the United States focuses on the annexation of Hawaii as a defining historical milestone, covering such contributing factors as the missionary overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and the activities of whaling fleets.

ISBN10 : 9781594485640 , ISBN13 : 159448564X

Page Number : 238

Burn My Heart

Burn My Heart

The Mau Mau - the name of a secret society that once struck terror into the hearts of British settlers in Kenya. An episode in history that ended in a State of Emergency, with violent and brutal acts dividing a nation. This is an intensely personal and vivid story of two boys: one black, one white.

ISBN10 : 9780141904801 , ISBN13 : 0141904801

Page Number : 208

Try The Morgue A Novel

Try The Morgue A Novel

From a real-life female gunrunner comes this international bestseller and unforgettable literary debut. Ten years ago, “Eva Maria Staal” kept a gun in her purse. It was a present from her boss, Jimmy Liu, the international arms dealer extraordinaire with a taste for high-class male escorts. Toge

ISBN10 : 9780871403537 , ISBN13 : 0871403536

Page Number : 224