Excavations : a novel / Hannah Michell.
"At home in Seoul, former journalist Sae, is waiting with two clingy toddlers for her husband to come home from work. He has never been this late before. Her children are crying, and Sae, exhausted and anxious, turns on the TV to distract herself. She clicks to the news, which shows a horrific disaster, the collapse of a massive skyscraper where Jae was an engineer. Minutes, then hours, and then days pass. No one has seen Jae, but things aren't adding up. There are rumors that the foundation was unstable. Jae, who was working on a luxury pool at the top floor, was reported to have been working in the basement. The government was involved, the contractors missing. Sae-who met Jae when they were students at an anti-government protest and has relied on him as her guiding and steadying hand-is troubled, terrified, and...suspicious. Leaving the children with her estranged mother, Sae sets out to uncover the truth of what happened to her husband. Her investigation takes her to an upscale club where the proprietor, Myonghee, is not merely supplying booze and girls but also seeking information, for her own purposes, from every drunken businessman who lets corporate secrets slip. As Sae and Myonghee begin to find what they sought, they must both ask themselves where accusation ends and guilt begins"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9780593596050
- ISBN: 0593596056
- Physical Description: x, 302 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : One World, 
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