Snow Hunters

Snow Hunters

A Novel

Book - 2013
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"A highly anticipated debut novel from 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation honoree featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor's apprentice and confronts the wreckage of his past"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2013
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476714813
Branch Call Number: F YOO
Characteristics: 196 pages ; 19 cm


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Mar 14, 2018

This tale, of a North Korean POW transplanted to a Brazilian town where he becomes a Japanese tailor’s apprentice, explores the strength and the limits of memory, the depth and the inadequacy of human connections, and the ways time both erases and adds meaning. It’s a tall order, and though there are beautiful sentences, the minimalist approach makes the task difficult to fulfill. But the characters retain dignity, even when uncertain of their direction.

Aug 12, 2013

might even want to read it in my hands with my eyes

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