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The Foreign Student

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Highly acclaimed by critics, The Foreign Student is the story of a young Korean man, scarred by war, and the deeply troubled daughter of a wealthy Southern American family. In 1955, a new student arrives at a small college in the Tennessee mountains. Chuck is shy, speaks English haltingly, and on the subject of his earlier life in Korea he will not speak at all. Then he meets Katherine, a beautiful and solitary young woman who, like Chuck, is haunted by some dark episode in her past. Without quite knowing why, these two outsiders are drawn together, each sensing in the other the possibility of salvation. Moving between the American South and South Korea, between an adolescent girl's sexual awakening and a young man's nightmarish memories of war, The Foreign Student is a powerful and emotionally gripping work of fiction.

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Hardback Editions

September 1998 : USA Hardback

Title: Foreign Student
Author(s): Susan Choi
ISBN: 0-06-019149-X / 978-0-06-019149-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

September 2004 : USA Paperback

Title: The Foreign Student: A Novel
Author(s): Susan Choi
ISBN: 0-06-092927-8 / 978-0-06-092927-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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Kindle Editions

October 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: The Foreign Student: A Novel
Author(s): Susan Choi
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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