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100 1  Paek, Nam-nyong,|eauthor. 
240 10 Pŏt.|lEnglish 
245 10 Friend :|ba novel from North Korea /|cPaek Nam-nyong ; 
       translated by Immanuel Kim. 
264  1 New York :|bColumbia University Press,|c[2020] 
300    1 online resource (224 pages) 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Weatherhead books on Asia 
505 00 |tFrontmatter --|tContents --|tTheir love --|tAfterword. 
520    "A tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North 
       Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse 
       petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her 
       statement begins to investigate the case, the story 
       unfolds into a broader consideration of love and marriage.
       The novel delves into its protagonists' past, describing 
       how the couple first fell in love and then how their 
       marriage deteriorated over the years. It chronicles the 
       toll their acrimony takes on their son and their careers 
       alongside the story of the judge's own marital troubles. A
       best-seller in North Korea, where Paek continues to live 
       and write, Friend illuminates a side of life in the DPRK 
       that Western readers have never before encountered. Far 
       from being a propagandistic screed in praise of the Great 
       Leader, Friend describes the lives of people who struggle 
       with everyday problems such as marital woes and workplace 
       conflicts. Instead of socialist-realist stock figures, 
       Paek depicts complex characters who wrestle with universal
       questions of individual identity, the split between public
       and private selves, the unpredictability of existence, and
       the never-ending labor of maintaining a relationship. This
       groundbreaking translation of one of North Korea's most 
       popular writers offers English-language readers a page-
       turner full of psychological tension as well as a 
       revealing portrait of a society that is typically seen as 
       closed to the outside world"--|cProvided by publisher. 
546    Translated from the original Korean into English. 
588    Description based on online resource; title from PDF title
       page (JSTOR, viewed April 29, 2020). 
590    eBooks on EBSCOhost|bEBSCO eBook Subscription Academic 
       Collection - North America 
650  0 Divorce suits|zKorea (North)|vFiction. 
650  0 Man-woman relationships|vFiction. 
650  0 Divorced women|zKorea (North)|vFiction. 
650  7 FICTION / Literary.|2bisacsh 
650  7 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General|2bisacsh 
650  7 Man-woman relationships.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01007080 
650  7 Divorced women.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00895945 
650  7 Divorce suits.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00895898 
651  7 Korea (North)|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01214151 
655  0 Electronic books. 
655  7 Domestic fiction.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01726589 
655  7 Novels.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01921742 
655  7 Fiction.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423787 
655  7 Novels.|2lcgft 
655  7 Domestic fiction.|2lcgft 
700 1  Kim, Immanuel,|etranslator. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aPaek, Nam-nyong.|sPŏt. English.|tFriend.
       |dNew York : Columbia University Press, [2020]
       |z9780231195607|w(DLC)  2019037295|w(OCoLC)1100770587 
830  0 Weatherhead books on Asia. 
856 40 |uhttps://rider.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://
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       db=nlebk&AN=2117513|zOnline ebook via EBSCO. Access 
       restricted to current Rider University students, faculty, 
       and staff. 
856 42 |3Instructions for reading/downloading the EBSCO version 
       of this ebook|uhttp://guides.rider.edu/ebooks/ebsco 
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