Please Look After Mom
WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE
When sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her. Yet as long-held secrets and private sorrows begin to reveal themselves, they are forced to wonder: how well did they actually know the woman they called Mom?
Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, Please Look After Mom is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love.
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|Grouping Title||please look after mom|
|Grouping Author||kyung sook shin|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-09-25 04:50:04AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-09-25 05:11:29AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||none|
|available_at_addison||Online OverDrive Collection|
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|display_description||A million-plus-copy best seller in Korea—a magnificent English-language debut poised to become an international sensation—this is the stunning, deeply moving story of a family’s search for their mother, who goes missing one afternoon amid the crowds of the Seoul Station subway. Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, Please Look After Mom is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love. You will never think of your mother the same way again after you read this book. From the Hardcover edition.|
|owning_library_addison||Addison Public Library Online|
|owning_location_addison||Online OverDrive Collection|
|publisher||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group,
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Literary -- FICTION
|title_display||Please Look After Mom|
|title_full||Please Look After Mom|
Please Look After Mom [electronic resource] Shin, Kyung-Sook.
|title_short||Please Look After Mom|