Korean American Books

Summaries and reviews of fiction and nonfiction books by Korean American authors,
books about Korean Americans and Korea, and Korean literature in English translation,
including some academic works and a sampling on the Korean War

Friday, October 3, 2008

Cry Korea Cry by Ty Pak

A mixed-race orphan full of self-loathing discovers his true roots. He becomes famous film director and falls hard in love with in big movie star; both are abducted to North Korea (he escapes prison after 3 years) and meets Kim IlSung. A tragicomedy of helpless inertia.

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