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Author Cho, Nam-ju, 1978- author.

Title Kim Jiyoung, born 1982 / a novel by Cho Nam-joo ; [translated by Jamie Chang].

Publication Info. New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, 2020.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  F CHO, N.    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Fiction  FICTION CHO    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  FICTION CHO    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  F CHO    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  CHO, NAM-JOO    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Adult Fiction  CHO, NAM-JOO    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F CHO    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  F CHO, N.    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  FIC CHO    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Adult Fiction  F CHO NAM-JU    DUE 12-21-21

Edition First American edition.
Description 162 pages ; 22 cm
Summary "The runaway bestseller that helped launch Korea's new feminist movement, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 follows one woman's psychic deterioration in the face of rigid misogyny. In a small, tidy apartment on the outskirts of the frenzied metropolis of Seoul, Kim Jiyoung-a millennial "everywoman"-spends her days caring for her infant daughter. Her husband, however, worries over a strange symptom that has recently appeared: Jiyoung has begun to impersonate the voices of other women-dead and alive, both known and unknown to her. Truly, flawlessly, completely, she became that very person. As she plunges deeper into this psychosis, Jiyoung's concerned husband sends her to a psychiatrist, who listens to her narrate her own life story-from her birth to a family who expected a son, to elementary school teachers who policed girls' outfits, to male coworkers who installed hidden cameras in women's restrooms and posted the photos online. But can her doctor cure her, or even discover what truly ails her? Rendered in eerie prose, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 announces the arrival of a major international writer"-- Provided by publisher.
Language Translated from the Korean.
Subject Wives -- Korea (South) -- Fiction.
Sexism -- Korea (South) -- Fiction.
Sex discrimination against women -- Personal narratives -- Fiction.
Korean fiction. (OCoLC)fst00988681
Sex discrimination against women. (OCoLC)fst01114376
Sexism. (OCoLC)fst01114686
Wives. (OCoLC)fst01176420
Korea (South) (OCoLC)fst01206791
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Novels.
Added Author Chang, Jamie, translator.
Added Title 82-yŏnsaeng Kim Chi-yŏng. English
ISBN 9781631496707 (hardcover)
1631496700 (hardcover)
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