The Island of Sea Women

Book Verdict

The Island of Sea Women


First Release:

June 2019

ISBN: 9781501154850

Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds. When they are old enough, they begin working in the sea with their village 's all-female diving collective, led by Young-sook 's mother. As the girls take up their positions as baby divers, they know they are beginning a life of excitement and responsibility but also danger.

Author 's note on Korean words used.

  • ISBN: 9781501154850
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Scribner (Adult)
    Page Count: 384
    Trim Size: 9" x 6"
    Genre: Fic
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