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The Resource Human acts : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean and introduced by Deborah Smith

Human acts : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean and introduced by Deborah Smith

Label
Human acts : a novel
Title
Human acts
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Han Kang ; translated from the Korean and introduced by Deborah Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
  • Follows the aftermath of a young boy's shocking death during a violent student uprising as told from the perspectives of the event's victims and their loved ones
  • When a young boy named Dong-ho is shockingly killed in the midst of a violent student uprising in South Korea, the victims and the bereaved encounter suppression, denial, and the echoing agony of the massacre. Through their collective heartbreak and acts of hope unfolds the tale of a brutalized people in search of a voice
Member of
Summary
Follows the aftermath of a young boy's shocking death during a violent student uprising as told from the perspectives of the event's victims and their loved ones
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10547895
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Language note
In English, translated from the Korean
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Human acts : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean and introduced by Deborah Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • English translation of Korean title: Sonyn i onda ("The Boy is Coming")
  • "This translation originally published, in slightly different form, in Great Britain by Portobello Books, London"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
937062129
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9781101906729
Lccn
2016002979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)937062129
Label
Human acts : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean and introduced by Deborah Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • English translation of Korean title: Sonyn i onda ("The Boy is Coming")
  • "This translation originally published, in slightly different form, in Great Britain by Portobello Books, London"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
937062129
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9781101906729
Lccn
2016002979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)937062129

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