|Statement||introduction by Ernest Boyd.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||255|
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THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN deftly explores the complexities of female friendship and introduces readers to the remarkably strong and spirited female divers of Jeju Island. It’s also an eye-opening portrait of a country ravaged by decades of conflict and unrest, and a searing examination of the effects that foreign intervention can have on the evolution of a nation and of course individual lives. The Girl from the Sea is a psychological thriller that grabs your attention from the beginning and keeps you guessing throughout the book. I really enjoyed this book; it was a sinister story with twists in the right places to ensure you never really knew who to trust. The /5. The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream/5. The Island of Sea Women is the story of the friendship of two haenyeo, Korean sea divers on Jeju Island. The story begins in the present, when Young-sook, an old, retired haenyeo, is approached by a woman named Janet, and her daughter, Clara, on the beach.