Abiding Places, Korea South & North by Un Ko

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Published by Tupelo Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Writing Skills,
  • General,
  • Poetry,
  • Asian,
  • Poetry / General,
  • Multicultural Education

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsSunny Jung (Translator), Hillel Schwartz (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8807504M
ISBN 101932195408
ISBN 109781932195408

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