Human Acts

A Novel
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Product Number: Z100117105
Released: Jan 17, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781524708009
Publisher: Books on Tape
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From the internationally bestselling author of THE VEGETARIAN, a "rare and astonishing" (The Observer) portrait of political unrest and the universal struggle for justice In the midst of a violent student uprising in South Korea, a young boy named Dong-ho is shockingly killed. The story of this tragic episode unfolds in a sequence of interconnected chapters as the victims and the bereaved encounter suppression, denial, and the echoing agony of the massacre. From Dong-ho's best friend who meets his own fateful end; to an editor struggling against censorship; to a prisoner and a factory worker, each suffering from traumatic memories; and to Dong-ho's own grief-stricken mother; and through their collective heartbreak and acts of hope is the tale of a brutalized people in search of a voice. An award-winning, controversial bestseller, HUMAN ACTS is a timeless, pointillist portrait of an historic event with reverberations still being felt today, by turns tracing the harsh reality of oppression and the resounding, extraordinary poetry of humanity. Read by Sandra Oh, Greta Jung, Jae Jung, Jennifer Kim, Raymond J. Lee, and Keong Sim, with an introduction read by Deborah Smith

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Author(s): Han Kang
Awards:2018-Fiction-Longlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal
Original Publish Date: Jan 17, 2017

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Author(s): Han Kang
Product Number EB00669692
Released: Jan 17, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hogarth
ISBN: #9781101906736

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