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One thousand chestnut trees

a novel of korea

by Mira Stout

  • 367 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Riverhead Trade .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Sagas,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8737897M
    ISBN 101573227382
    ISBN 109781573227384
    OCLC/WorldCa41321221

    One Thousand Chestnut Trees: A Novel of Korea, Paperback by Stout, Mira; Stout, Mita, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US An artist travels to Korea to escape her unhappy life in Manhattan and embarks on a quest to recover the past of her family, a once-noble clan that commanded armies and build a temple shrouded by chestnut trees. Knowing little about her Boston Irish father and her Korean mother, and less still about Korea, she decides to journey to Korea, as Mira Stout herself did, to try to make sense of the random jigsaw pieces of her background - tidbits like the story of her great-grandfather, once the ruler of Kangwon Province, who was stripped of land and title.

    One Thousand Chestnut Trees, Korean/American writer Mira Stout's first novel, is semi-autobiographical and tells the story of a young New York artist, Anna, tracing her Korean roots. It is a stirring tale, told by Anna, her mother and her grandfather and combines Korea's epic history with a family legacy and a personal exploration/5(2). One Thousand Chestnut Trees, Korean/American writer Mira Stout’s first novel, is semi-autobiographical and tells the story of a young New York artist, Anna, tracing her Korean roots. It is a stirring tale, told by Anna, her mother and her grandfather and combines Korea's epic history with a family legacy and a personal exploration/5(4).

    Coordinates. The Hundred-Horse Chestnut (Italian: Castagno dei Cento Cavalli; Sicilian: Castagnu dî Centu Cavaddi) is the largest and oldest known chestnut tree in the world. Located on Linguaglossa road in Sant'Alfio, on the eastern slope of Mount Etna in Sicily — only 8 km ( mi) from the volcano's crater — it is generally believed to be 2, to 4, years old (4, according to. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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