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Kyung-Sook Shin
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Kyung-Sook Shin is the author of numerous works of fiction and is one of South Korea’s most widely read and acclaimed novelists. She was the first woman to be awarded the Man Asian Literary Prize (for Please Look After Mom), and she has also been honored with the Manhae Literature Prize, the Dong-in Literature Prize, and the Yi Sang Literary Prize, as well as France’s Pirx de l’Inaperçu. Please Look After Mom is her first book to appear in English. It will be published in twenty-nine countries and has sold over 2 million copies in South Korea alone.

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Please Look After Mom

Written by Kyung-Sook Shin


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $14.95

MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE WINNER

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... Read more >
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Please Look After Mom

Written by Kyung-Sook Shin


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

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