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The Golden Phoenix: Seven Contemporary Korean Short Stories
by Ji-Moon Suh
A collection of seven short stories providing a picture of Korean family life in the 1940s to the 1990s. Their themes include family and community ties, respect for tradition, survival in the face of repeated national disasters, and wrenching social upheaval.
Hardcover, 297 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by Lynne Rienner Publishers
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Suh Ji-moon was born in 1948 and grew up mostly in Seoul. She received her B.A. from Ewha Womans University, her MA from West Georgia College in the US, and her PhD from the State University of New York at Albany. She has translated numerous classics of Korean fiction and poetry into English.More about Ji-Moon Suh...