Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Descendants of Cain - 97 edition

Descendants of Cain (ISBN10: 0765601370; ISBN13: 9780765601377)
ISBN13: 978-0765601377
ISBN10: 0765601370

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0765601360
ISBN10: 0765601362

Summary: Hwang Sun-won, perhaps the most beloved and respected Korean writer of the twentieth century, based this extraordinary novel on his own experience in his North Korean home village between the end of World War II and the eve of the Korean War when Korea had been divided into North and South by its two "liberators" -- the United States and the Soviet Union. In this story the Soviet-backed communist party, using the promise of land reform, sets people at one a ...show morenother's throats. Portrayed here is an entire community caught in a political and social firestorm that brings out the selfishness, cruelty, and ignorance of simple people, but also shows their loyalty and nobility. Compelling here, too, are a heroine who represents the "eternally feminine" for all Korean men, and the setting, the harsh political, psychic and physical landscape of rural postwar North Korea rarely glimpsed by the outside world. Hwang Sun-won is an artist of consummate delicacy and subtlety, and his writing is marked by keen psychological insight and steely asceticism.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: East Gate Book
Published: 07/11/1997
International: No

View Review



List Price: $25.95
Used $12.98
Used
Save $12.97 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 19 hours and 49 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $2.72

5 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Descendants of Cain
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (5)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$12.98
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$2.72
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$12.98
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$22.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.63
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$23.67
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
worldofbooks
Goring-By-Sea,
Seller Rating: 3.76
1997 Trade paperback Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Trade paperback (US). Gl ...show moreued binding. 192 p. UNESCO Collection of Representative Works: European. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
$78.31
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
buxbox
Berlin,
Seller Rating: 3.83
Very good 1 volume, please be aware of language, air mail shipment from Germany within 2-6 weeks, we deliver to any country-please ask us to enable delivery to your country! *****PLEASE NOTE: This i ...show moretem is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close