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Cho Nam-Joo
Jamie Chang (Translator)

Miss Kim Knows And Other Stories

Miss Kim Knows And Other Stories

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ISBN: 9781398522916

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Brace yourself for a moving portrait of womanhood in modern Korea. Miss Kim Knows isn't just one story, it's a tapestry woven from the lives of eight unforgettable women, ranging from a wide-eyed ten-year-old to a seasoned woman in her eighties.

Each chapter delves into a different experience, capturing the harsh realities and quiet triumphs that define womanhood. You'll meet a woman who fights back after being filmed without permission, another who grapples with the pain of domestic violence, and still another who navigates the subtle prejudice of the workplace.

But Miss Kim Knows isn't all hardship. There's the thrill of unexpected fame, the enduring power of love (and heartbreak), and the quiet wisdom that comes with age. Author Cho Nam-Joo's writing is described as "masterful" and razor-sharp, promising an unflinching yet deeply human exploration of these characters.

The stories resonate beyond Korea. They mirror the universal struggles and triumphs faced by women everywhere. Just like Cho Nam-Joo's previous work, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, these characters become more than individuals; they become symbols of a shared journey.

Miss Kim Knows is a powerful and thought-provoking read that promises to stay with you long after you turn the last page. It's a celebration of female resilience, a testament to the enduring human spirit, and a glimpse into the complexities of modern Korean society.

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