Snow hunters: a novel
Simon & Schuster,
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
A haunting literary debut of a Korean POW learning to adapt to a new life in Brazil from the novelist New York Magazine calls a "quotidian-surreal craft-master." Snow Hunters traces the extraordinary journey of Yohan, who defects from his country at the end of the Korean War, leaving his friends and family behind to seek a new life on the coast of Brazil. Throughout his years there, four people slip in and out of his life: Kiyoshi, the Japanese tailor for whom he works; Peixe, the groundskeeper at the town church; and two vagrant children named Santi and Bia. Yohan longs to connect with these people, but to do so he must let go of his traumatic past. In Snow Hunters , Yoon proves that love can dissolve loneliness, that hope can wash away despair, and that a man who has lost a country can find a new home. This is a heartrending story of second chances, told with unerring elegance and tenderness.
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|Grouping Title||snow hunters|
|Grouping Author||yoon paul|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-20 22:45:09PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-20 23:30:04PM|
|available_at_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids|
|detailed_location_catalog||Bellevue - Adult Fiction|
|display_description||"A highly anticipated debut novel from 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation honoree featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor's apprentice and confronts the wreckage of his past"--|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000415616|Book|Books|First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.|English|Simon & Schuster,|2013.|196 pages ; 19 cm.|
|subject_facet||Brazil -- Emigration and immigration -- Korea (North), Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Fiction, Loneliness -- Fiction, Refugees -- Korea (North) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Snow hunters : a novel|
|title_full||Snow hunters : a novel / Paul Yoon|
|title_short||Snow hunters :|
|topic_facet||Emigration and immigration, Korean War, 1950-1953, Loneliness, Refugees, Veterans|