Category Archives: ◊Past◊

Reading for a past meeting.

The Island of Sea Women / Julie & Geff / January 24

A story set in a unique culture. The setting is the Korean island of Jeju, a small Korean island with a dramatic history and a unique ecosystem. Here, women do dangerous diving work and men take care of the children. The book sweeps thru the age of Japanese colonialism, World War II, the Korean War, to our time of cellphones and wetsuits.

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