The Book of Dead Birds Setting

Gayle Brandeis
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Cheju-Do Island, Korea

This is Hye-yang's home and the place the narrative shows her in when she is young and diving with her mother and her grandmother. It is also the place where a man propositions her by telling her that he can give her a job singing at a nightclub on the mainland and gives her the pink card. She is here when her friend, Sun, writes telling her that there is work where she is and asking her to come and visit because she needs her best friend. It is also the place where her mother tells her not to come back to if she leaves. When she returns, a year later, a man, who offers her a ride, makes her perform sexual favors and then tosses her out of the car. When she gets to her house, her family is not there. This is also the...

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