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    • A Cruelty Special to Our Species

    • Poems
    • By: Emily Jungmin Yoon
    • Narrated by: Emily Jungmin Yoon
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In her arresting collection, urgently relevant for our times, poet Emily Jungmin Yoon confronts the histories of sexual violence against women, focusing in particular on Korean so-called “comfort women” who were forced into sexual labor in Japanese-occupied territories during WW II. In wrenching language, A Cruelty Special to Our Species unforgettably describes the brutalities of war and the fear and sorrow of those whose lives and bodies were swept up by a colonizing power, bringing powerful voice to an oppressed group of people whose histories have often been erased.

    Regular price: $15.96