Edition: Trade paperback.
New York: St Martin's, (2009.). Historical novel of a young Korean 'picture bride' who comes to Hawaii in 1914 and discovers that her husband is a poor laborer who relieves his frustrations by abusing her. Just as the city of Honolulu is transformed over the years, so is Jin, from a shy young girl to a resourceful business woman. Author's note. 439 pp. plus a reading guide. ISBN: 978-0312606343.
Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (usual light toning to the pages).