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Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 

Cho Nam-joo

Service95 Recommends Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-joo. Follow a young mother's journey as she navigates the world, exploring themes of the societal expectations placed on women and the resulting psychological effects. Explore Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 and other suggestions with Service95 Recommends today! 

Min Jin Lee Says: Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 is a powerful work of fiction based on the life of its titular character, exposing the inequalities and pressures faced by women in South Korea. Through Kim’s story, told unsentimentally, Nam-joo makes a smart case against culturally reinforced misogyny and inequity.

What They Say: “This witty, disturbing book deals with sexism, mental health issues and the hypocrisy of a country where young women are ‘popping caffeine pills and turning jaundiced’ as they slave away in factories helping to fund higher education for male siblings” – The Independent

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