All Woman and Springtime

By: Jones, Brandon W.

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Before she met Il-sun in an orphanage, Gi was a hollow husk of a girl, broken from growing up in one of North Korea s forced-labor camps. A mathematical genius, she learned to cope with pain by retreating into a realm of numbers and calculations, an escape from both the past and the present. Gi becomes enamored of the brash and radiant Il-sun, a friend she describes as all woman and springtime. But Il-sun s pursuit of a better life imperils both girls when her suitor spirits them across the Demilitarized Zone and sells them as sex workers, first in South Korea and then in the United States.All Woman and Springtime takes us behind the iron curtain of the most mysterious country on earth as it weaves a heartbreaking, breath-taking story.

Title: All Woman and Springtime

Author Name: Jones, Brandon W.

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books: 2012

ISBN Number: 1616200774

ISBN Number 13: 9781616200770

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As new

Jacket Condition: as new Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001344

Description: 372pp. 8vo. Signed on title page by author, book has a complete number line (10 9 8 ....3 2 1) is in pristine condition, and is Brodart protected.