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
Thursday, September 18, 2008
The Foreign Student, by Susan Choi
Well-formed prose with good depth of characters and original descriptions. A love story of a rich white girl and Korean boy. He's a war survivor, torture survivor, in a deep south college town in the 1950s.