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The Safe Sea of Women

Lesbian Fiction 1969-1989

by Bonnie Zimmerman

  • 316 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Women authors,
  • Lesbian,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Women and literature,
  • United States,
  • Lesbians" writings, American,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • 20th century,
  • American fiction,
  • History,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945200M
    ISBN 100807079138
    ISBN 109780807079133
    OCLC/WorldCa232967138

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The safe sea of women: Lesbian fiction, Hardcover – January 1, by Bonnie Zimmerman (Author)Cited by: The Safe Sea of Women book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A collection of essays about lesbian literature since the emer 4/5.

Set largely on the remote Korean island of Jeju, THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN follows Young-sook and Mi-ja, girls from strikingly different backgrounds who bond over their shared love of the sea. Working in their village’s all-female diving collective, the two friends come of age in a community where gender roles are anything but typical.

On an island off the South Korean coast, an ancient guild of women divers reckons with the depredations of modernity from to in See's (The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane,etc.) latest women divers of Jeju Island, known as Author: Lisa See. Recommendation: I recommend The Island of Sea Women for readers looking for well written and researched historical fiction, for fans of Lisa See, for those who might appreciate a compelling fictional account of Korean history and culture, and for book clubs.

My Rating: 4 Stars. The Island of Sea Women Information. Meet the Author, Lisa See. The sea itself is communal. With no breathing equipment, the deep-sea diving Korean women (*Haenyos*), hold their breath for two minutes, diving 65 feet deep to harvest seafood: abalone, shellfish, sea urchins, octopus, conches, sea slugs, sea cucumbers, oysters, and squid/5.

The Safe Sea of Women book The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See “A mesmerizing new historical novel” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from Lisa See, the bestselling author of THE TEA GIRL OF HUMMINGBIRD LANE, about female friendship and devastating family secrets on a small Korean island.

About the Author. Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of The Island of Sea Women, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls, and Dreams of Joy, which debuted at #1.

She is also the author of On Gold Mountain, which tells the story of her Chinese American family’s settlement in Los Angeles/5(K). Lisa See's novel, The Island of Sea Women, highlights the lives of haenyeos – women from the South Korean island of Jeju who support their families by free-diving for plants and animals that thrive in the ocean.

They're known to be able to hold their breath for two to three minutes at a stretch and can descend to depths of 30 to 45 feet below sea level. The Island of Sea Women is an epoch set over many decades, beginning during a period of Japanese colonialism in the s and s, followed by World War II, the Korean War and its aftermath, through the era of cell phones and wet suits for the women divers.

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The safe sea of women by Bonnie :   THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN is a must-read for anyone who treasures the strength of the powerful female relationships that hold us together through trying. The Island of Sea Women is a story of friendship, heartache, and forgiveness.

Young-sook and Mi-ja are childhood best friends. As they grow up on Jeju, an island that is now part of South Korea, Young-sook's mother teaches them to dive. The girls became haenyeo--female divers who catch sea creatures like abalone, sea urchins, and. The safe sea of women: lesbian fiction, [Bonnie Zimmerman] -- Provides an overview of lesbian fiction, and analyzes the ways in which it has both mirrored and shaped the lesbian movement and lesbian culture.

Title: The safe sea of women: lesbian fiction Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Zimmerman B: Call Number: PSL   The Island of Sea Women: A Novel - Ebook written by Lisa See.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Island of Sea Women: A Novel/5(35).

Lisa See's latest novel, The Island of Sea Women, follows the lives of Mi-ja and Young-sook, two haenyeos – women divers from the South Korean island of Jeju – who support their families by harvesting plants and animals from the ocean.

(See Beyond the Book.)The book covers their shared journey and the region's history from the early 20th-century Japanese occupation, through WWII and. : The safe sea of women: Lesbian fiction, () by Zimmerman, Bonnie and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(19).

A classic Lisa See story-one of women's friendships and the larger forces that shape them-The Island of Sea Women introduces readers to the fierce and unforgettable female divers of Jeju Island and the dramatic history that shaped their lives.

The Island of Sea Women is a gorgeous, though-provoking, emotionally powerful read. We first meet Young-sook as an old woman on the beach in Jeju inthinking back on her life and feeling somewhat amused by the tourists who now flock to her island, viewing the elders of the haenyeo diving women as a living piece of history and a novelty.

The Island of Sea Women is an epoch set over many decades, beginning during a period of Japanese colonialism in the s and s, followed by World War II, the Korean War and its aftermath, through the era of cell phones and wet suits for the women divers.

Throughout this time, the residents of Jeju find themselves caught between warring /5(6). The Sea Women kept fishing.

Jonathan Power's most recent book is Ending War Crimes, Chasing the War Criminals. He is an author, filmmaker, and a journalist who has interviewed Mario Vargas LLosa, Julian Barnes, James Baldwin, and Jose Saramago for his column in Author: Lisa See.

Published on This book is about two girls named Young Sok and Nija who live in Jeju. And are part of a group of women who dive for .