Fox Girl

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Penguin, Mar 25, 2003 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Nora Okja Keller, the acclaimed author of Comfort Woman, tells the shocking story of a group of young people abandoned after the Korean War. At the center of the tale are two teenage girls—Hyun Jin and Sookie, a teenage prostitute kept by an American soldier—who form a makeshift family with Lobetto, a lost boy who scrapes together a living running errands and pimping for neighborhood girls. Both horrifying and moving, Fox Girl at once reveals another layer of war's human detritus and the fierce love between a mother and daughter.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Keller (the much-lauded Comfort Woman, 1997) follows the fortunes of two teenaged girls dragged into prostitution in an American Town ghetto created to service GIs in the wake of the Korean War.Hyun ... Read full review

This book is really good

User Review  - scifi reader - Borders

I was assigned this book for one of my college English classes. After reading Rolling the R's, I was ready for this one. As Rolling the R's, the book contains a lot of mature words and content ... Read full review

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Nora Okja Keller was born in Seoul, Korea, and now lives in Hawaii with her husband and two daughters. She received the Pushcart Prize in 1995 for "Mother Tongue," a piece from her first novel, Comfort Woman, winner of a 1998 American Book Award.

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