The Magical Language of Others

A Memoir

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A tale of deep bonds to family, place, language—of hard-won self-hood told by a singular, incandescent voice.

The Magical Language of Others is a powerful and aching love story in letters, from mother...

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“The Magical Language of Others is an exquisite, challenging, and stunning memoir. E. J. Koh intricately melds her personal story with a broader view of Korean history. Through these pages, you are...

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