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A Cruelty Special to Our Species written by Emily Jungmin Yoon performed by Emily Jungmin Yoon on CD (Unabridged)

A Cruelty Special to Our Species written by Emily Jungmin Yoon performed by Emily Jungmin Yoon on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781982551919
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Poetry
Duration:  90 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Emily Jungmin Yoon
Narrator 1:  Emily Jungmin Yoon

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A piercing debut collection of poems exploring gender, race, and violence from a sensational new talent. In her arresting collection, urgently relevant for our times, poet Emily Jungmin Yoon confronts the histories of sexual violence against women, focusing in particular on Korean so-called “comfort women,”

women who were forced into sexual labor in Japanese-occupied territories during World War II.

In wrenching language, A Cruelty Special to Our Species unforgettably describes the brutalities of war and the fear and sorrow of those whose lives and bodies were swept up by a colonizing power, bringing powerful voice to an oppressed group of people whose histories have often been erased and overlooked. “What is a body in a stolen country,” Yoon asks.

“What is right in war.” Moving readers through time, space, and different cultures, and bringing vivid life to the testimonies and confessions of the victims,Yoon takes possession of a painful and shameful history even while unearthing moments of rare beauty in acts of resistance and resilience,

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