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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StoriedLife
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.

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KimMGFrance
Aug 12, 2013

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

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