Korea

Korea

A Walk Through The Land Of Miracles

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In the late 1980s, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester set out on foot to discover the Republic of Korea -- from its southern tip to the North Korean border -- in order to set the record straight about this enigmatic and elusive land. Fascinating for its vivid presentation of historical and geographic detail, Korea is that rare book that actually defines a nation and its people. Winchester's gift for capturing engaging characters in true, compelling stories provides us with a treasury of enchanting and informed insight on the culture, language, history, and politics of this little-known corner of Asia. With a new introduction by the author, Korea is a beautiful journey through a mysterious country and a memorable addition to the many adventures of Simon Winchester.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, HarperCollins,, [2009]
©2009
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780061978258
Characteristics: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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