Blood Sisters (Paperback)

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By Kim Yideum, Ji Yoon Lee (Translator)
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Blood Sisters tells the story of Jeong Yeoul, a young Korean college student in the 1980's, when the memory of President Chun Doohwan's violent suppression of student demonstrations against martial law was still fresh. Yideum captures with raw honesty the sense of dread felt by many Korean women during this time as Jeong struggles in a swirl of misguided desires and hopelessness against a society distorted by competing ideologies, sexual violence, and cultural conservatism. Facing this helplessness, her impulse is to escape into the world of art. Blood Sisters is a vivid, powerful portrayal of a woman's efforts to live an authentic life in the face of injustice.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781941920770
ISBN-10: 1941920772
Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing
Publication Date: July 30th, 2019
Pages: 250
Language: English