Korean Press Conference, Minumsa, YTN

Korean EditionToday the Korean translation of my book, Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home (Grand Central) was published. The Korean Title is: Recipes in the Age of My 30’s: Provence in the Middle of Summer, I was always a lonely traveler, though I had love…
It is an honor to be published in a language once familiar but long forgotten. Here are the amazing women behind my Korean publisher, Minumsa:
minumsa women

Press conference at Sejong Cultural Center:
press conference

journalists photogs

After a long day, we ended with a live interview on YTN–Korea’s equivalent of CNN. My intrepreter, Won, and I prep for our national Korean TV debut.
won make up

I’m on the phone with Jan from Paris–who senses to call at the most important moments in my life. Thank you Won for making me make sense these last few days. And to YTN for listening to my story and helping me get one step closer to finding family here in Korea. YTN

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  1. May 15, 2008 7:07 am by Gayle Reply

    This is so cool! What a trip you are having and what gracious hosts the Korean people have been. I can’t wait to hear all about your trip, once you have processed it all. Miss you here in the Ham.

  2. May 15, 2008 10:17 am by jenanime Reply

    Looks like you have been very busy there! I bet you are overwhelmed, but it has to feel satisfying to get this far! I hope you have a great experience and that you are closer and closer to finding your Korean family. Good luck!

  3. May 15, 2008 12:39 pm by ccaponetto Reply

    Wow! Kim, this is amazing and so exciting! It sounds like everyone has given you a very warm welcome. It’s been great keeping up with what’s going on through your blog. Enjoy your last few days there and good luck with everything. We look forward to your return and hearing all about your adventures. CC

  4. May 16, 2008 9:56 am by myunghi Reply

    Kim, Looks like you are having great time in Seoul. It is good to keep up with you through your blog. Great photos!! Cannot wait till I hear all about your visit to Korea from you.
    If you have time, try to visit Dongdaemoon Market (Eastgate market) before you leave. Enjoy and will see you soon. Wishing you the best, mko.

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