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Author Pae, Su-a, 1965- author.

Title A greater music / Suah Bae ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith.

Publication Info. Rochester, NY : Open Letter, 2016.

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Location Call No. Status
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  F-BAE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 128 pages ; 22 cm
Summary "Near the beginning of A Greater Music, the narrator, a young Korean writer, falls into an icy river in the Berlin suburbs, where she's been housesitting for her on-off boyfriend Joachim. This sets into motion a series of memories that move between the hazily defined present and the period three years ago when she first lived in Berlin. Throughout, the narrator's relationship with Joachim, a rough-and-ready metalworker, is contrasted with her friendship with M, an ultra-refined music-loving German teacher, whom, it is suggested, later became her lesbian lover. A novel of memories and wandering, A Greater Music blends riffs on music, language, and literature with a gut-punch of an emotional ending, establishing Bae Suah as one of the most exciting novelists working today."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Lesbians -- Germany -- Berlin -- Fiction.
Koreans -- Germany -- Berlin -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Lesbian.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
HISTORY / Asia / Korea.
Koreans. (OCoLC)fst00988927
Lesbians. (OCoLC)fst00996540
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Germany -- Berlin. (OCoLC)fst01204829
Genre/Form Love stories.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Romance fiction.
Added Author Smith, Deborah, 1987- translator.
Added Title Eseisŭt'ŭ ŭi ch'aeksang. English
Other Form: Online version: Pae, Su-a, 1965- Greater music First edition. Rochester, NY : Open Letter, 2016 9781940953472 (DLC) 2016021392
ISBN 9781940953465 paperback
1940953464 paperback
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