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The stone home : a novel

Summary: In 2011, Eunju Oh opens her door to greet a stranger: a young Korean American woman holding a familiar-looking knife--a knife Eunju hasn't seen in more than thirty years, and that connects her to a place she'd desperately hoped to leave behind forever. In South Korea in the 1980s, young Eunju and her mother are homeless on the street. After being captured by the police, they're sent to live within the walls of a state-sanctioned reformatory center that claims to rehabilitate the nation's citizens but hides a darker, more violent reality. While Eunju and her mother form a tight-knit community with the other women in the kitchen, two teenage brothers, Sangchul and Youngchul, are compelled to labor in the workshops and make increasingly desperate decisions--and all are forced down a path of survival, the repercussions of which will echo for decades to come.

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  • ISBN: 9780063310995
  • ISBN: 0063310988
  • ISBN: 9780063310988
  • ISBN: 006331097X
  • ISBN: 9780063310971
  • Physical Description: 336 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2024.
Subject: Reformatories Fiction
Mothers and daughters Fiction
Korean Americans Fiction
Forced labor Fiction
Korea (South) Fiction
Maisons de correction Romans, nouvelles, etc
Mères et filles Romans, nouvelles, etc
Américains d'origine coréenne Romans, nouvelles, etc
Travail forcé Romans, nouvelles, etc
Corée du Sud Romans, nouvelles, etc
Korea (South) History Fiction
Genre: Romans.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction
Domestic fiction.

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