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Picky, Sticky, or Just Plain Icky: A Blind date Conversation, South Korea

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Can you imagine shopping for a husband or wife the same way you would go looking for shoes or something for dinner?

In South Korea marriage is still often approached in this way: especially by men and women who are still single in their late twenties.

This book tells the true life story of one young Korean woman's search for a spouse. Through a series of in depth interviews
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Published 2012

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Jeffrey Miller
Nov 25, 2012 Jeffrey Miller rated it really liked it
These days more and more people are keeping up with South Korea in the news that far extends pop culture phenoms like Psy and Wonder Girls or the Hallyu invasion in Southeast Asia. Although there has been an increase of books by expats who have lived and worked in Korea (present company included: I came to Korea in 1990) many of these have only scratched the surface of the cultural and historical trove waiting to be tapped. However, Ms. Hamer has done that with her finely written and detailed ...more
Nancie
Dec 07, 2013 Nancie rated it really liked it
Korean culture is not easy to understand. An important aspect of the culture is marriage, and this book sheds some light. I laughed and cried with Sujin as she navigates the Korean dating scene looking for her prince charming. Well worth the read to understand a little more about Korea,via the dating game.
Dina Porell
Nov 18, 2012 Dina Porell rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed reading this book.
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