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  • HONOLULU. by Brennert, Alan
    Brennert, Alan
    HONOLULU.

    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).

    Book ID: 69226
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  • HONOLULU. by Brennert, Alan
    Brennert, Alan
    HONOLULU.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Wonderful 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. 360 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62683
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  • CROSSINGS. by Chang, Leonard.
    Chang, Leonard.
    CROSSINGS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Mill Creek, Washington: Black Heron Press, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which "takes an unflinching look at the lives of Korean immigrants, legal and illegal, in the San Francisco Bay Area. This novel centers on Sam, a widower, who finds himself in debt to a local gangster and Unha, an illegal immigrant working at a nightclub. . . When Unha rebels against the stringent demands placed on her, she is kidnapped and and trafficked into prostitution and Sam is determined to save her." 315 pp. ISBN: 978-0930773922.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75947
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  • CLAY WALLS. by Kim Ronyoung.
    Kim Ronyoung.
    CLAY WALLS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent Press, (1996). A novel which "weaves the complex threads of Korean culture into the tapestry of American society while telling the story of the early Korean immigrants, who arrived in Los Angeles in the decade prior to World War II, and of their American born children." 301 pp. ISBN: 1-877946788.

    Condition: Very good in glossy white wrappers with red and black lettering.

    Book ID: 71796
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