A vintage image of a Jeju diver shows the how little equipment they use to harvest seafood from the icy cold waters around the South Korean island.

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South Korean free divers brought to life in Lisa See’s novel The Island of Sea Women

  • American writer’s new novel looks at the friendship of two of the divers known as Jeju Island Mermaids from the 1930s to recent times
  • Passages detailing the daily lives of the divers are the most engrossing
Topic |   Books and Literature
A vintage image of a Jeju diver shows the how little equipment they use to harvest seafood from the icy cold waters around the South Korean island.
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