The Diving Gourd by Kim Yong Ik (HC, 1962)
Content Description: A novel about Korean farmers and fisherfolk. He tells the story of Bosun, a diving woman, and her son Bau. In this poor Korean village, passions spin a powerful plot, but beyond the exciting story is the integrity, humor, and tenderness with which Kim evokes the lives of his country people. Illustrated with drawings by Sidonie Coryn.
Condition Description: Acceptable. Dust jacket is worn . Pages are yellowed, but have no markings or tears. Binding is firm.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Number of Pages: 245
Dimensions: 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" x 1"
Country of Manufacture: U.S.A.