Coverart for item
The Resource The disaster tourist : a novel, Yun Ko-Eun ; translated from the Korean by Lizzie Buehler

The disaster tourist : a novel, Yun Ko-Eun ; translated from the Korean by Lizzie Buehler

Label
The disaster tourist : a novel
Title
The disaster tourist
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Yun Ko-Eun ; translated from the Korean by Lizzie Buehler
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
For ten years, Yona has been stuck behind a desk as a coordinator for Jungle, a travel company specializing in vacation packages to destinations devastated by disaster and climate change. Her work life is uneventful until trouble arises in the form of a predatory colleague. To forestall any disruption of business-as-usual, Jungle makes Yona a proposition: a paid "vacation" to the desert island of Mui. But Yona must pose as a tourist and assess whether Jungle should continue their partnership with the unprofitable destination. Yona travels to the remote island, whose major attraction is an underwhelming sinkhole, a huge disappointment to the customers who've paid a premium. Soon Yona discovers the resort's plan to fabricate a catastrophe in the interest of regaining their good standing with Jungle--and the manager enlists Yona's help. Yona must choose between the callous company to whom she's dedicated her life, or the possibility of a fresh start in a powerful new position. As she begins to understand the cost of the manufactured disaster, Yona realizes that the lives of Mui's citizens are in danger--and so is she
Cataloging source
IG$
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yun, Ko-ŭn
Dewey number
895.73/5
Index
no index present
Language note
In English, translated from the Korean
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Buehler, Lizzie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dark tourism
  • Climatic changes
  • Travel agents
  • Tourism
  • Tourism
  • Islands
  • Vietnam
Label
The disaster tourist : a novel, Yun Ko-Eun ; translated from the Korean by Lizzie Buehler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2020 by Serpent's Tail, an imprint of Profile Books Ltd."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1178764547
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Counterpoint edition.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781640094161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1178764547
Label
The disaster tourist : a novel, Yun Ko-Eun ; translated from the Korean by Lizzie Buehler
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2020 by Serpent's Tail, an imprint of Profile Books Ltd."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1178764547
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Counterpoint edition.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781640094161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1178764547

Library Locations

    • Charleston County Public Library - MainBorrow it
      68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401, US
      32.7883294 -79.9309573
    • Charleston County Public Library - Wando Mount PleasantBorrow it
      Charleston, SC, US