The Mountain Rats

The Mountain Rats

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The Mountain Rats is a collection of short stories by Korean-American journalist and novelist Boklim Choi. The volume gives voice to an underrepresented narrative of American life: the stories of a first-generation immigrant man. Bolkim's stories often unveil new aspects of stories you believe you knew and provide insights into cloistered communities, and at other times evoke familiar sentiments. The title story, qThe Mountain Rats, q tells the tale of a Korean immigrant who renovates a dilapidated cabin in the Catskill Mountains of New York, which he then uses as his personal retreat. As he spends time in the cabin, he develops a greater appreciation of his surroundings and realizes what's important in life. The Death of a Deacon, narrates the fall of a man in the cloistered community of Korean Churches in U.S. Deacon Yoo was a long-time dedicated Christian, but after Pastor Kim s visit to Yoo s home one night, his faith begins to cost him all other aspects of his life: his career, his family, and finally, his life.I took all the papers and went home. I revisited the ... I went to Home Depot to get at least some idea of what was needed for the repair work. There were lots of ... There were various kinds of drywall and insulation fibers. There were manyanbsp;...

Title:The Mountain Rats
Author:Boklim Choi
Publisher:Seoul Selection - 2014-09-24


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