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The Resource The vegetarian : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith

The vegetarian : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith

Label
The vegetarian : a novel
Title
The vegetarian
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
Deciding to go vegetarian in the wake of violent thoughts, Yeong-hye, a woman from an Asian culture of strict societal mores, is denounced as a subversive as she spirals into extreme rebelliousness that causes her to splinter from her true nature and risk her life
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Man Booker International Prize, 2016.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10468569
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Han, Kang
Dewey number
895.73/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL992.26.K36
LC item number
C4313 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1987-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Deborah
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Vegetarians
  • Dreams
  • Families
  • Korea (South)
Target audience
adult
Label
The vegetarian : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Ch'aesikchuŭija
  • "Originally published in Korean as three separate novelettes and then combined into a novel"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780553448184
Lccn
2015002206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 904194370
  • (OCoLC)904194370
Label
The vegetarian : a novel, Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Ch'aesikchuŭija
  • "Originally published in Korean as three separate novelettes and then combined into a novel"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780553448184
Lccn
2015002206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 904194370
  • (OCoLC)904194370

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