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Ten Thousand Lives
     

Ten Thousand Lives

by Ko Un, Brother Anthony of Taize (Translator), Young-Moo Kim (Translator), Gary G. Gach (Translator)
 

Ko Un grew up in a formerly Japanese-controlled territory that was very much the center of the Korean War. Ten Thousand Lives is his major, ongoing work, which began during his imprisonment, when he determined to describe every person he had ever met. The selection in this volume—from the first 10 volumes—represents one of the major classics of

Overview

Ko Un grew up in a formerly Japanese-controlled territory that was very much the center of the Korean War. Ten Thousand Lives is his major, ongoing work, which began during his imprisonment, when he determined to describe every person he had ever met. The selection in this volume—from the first 10 volumes—represents one of the major classics of twentieth-century Korean literature, published for the first time in English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933382067
Publisher:
Green Integer Books
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Series:
Green Integer Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Born in colonial Korea in 1933, Ko Un has written 15 volumes of poetry and twice won the prestigious Korean Literature Prize. Work translated into seventeen languages. In 1999, he was Visiting Research Scholar at the Harvard-Korea Institute.

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