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Across the Tumen : a North Korean kkotjebe boy's quest

Author: 문 영숙, 1953- author. ; Yŏng-suk Mun
Publisher: Irvine, CA : Seoul Selection, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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YEONG-DAE IS A YOUNG BOY WHO HAS TO BEG ON THE STREETS AS A KKOTJEBI JUST TO SURVIVE. HE CROSSES THE TUMEN RIVER TO FIND HIS SISTER, HIS ONLY SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBER. As North Korea undergoes a devastating famine, Yeong-dae loses both his parents and is forced to beg on the streets. Soon, this young boy sets off on a desperate journey to China to find his sister. This inspiring tale offers a glimpse into the horrors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mun, Yŏng-suk, 1953-
Across the Tumen
(DLC) 2013956939
(OCoLC)870677423
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: 문 영숙, 1953- author. ; Yŏng-suk Mun
ISBN: 9781624120220 1624120229
OCLC Number: 944514506
Description: 1 online resource (342 pages)
Responsibility: Moon Young-sook.
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YEONG-DAE IS A YOUNG BOY WHO HAS TO BEG ON THE STREETS AS A KKOTJEBI JUST TO SURVIVE. HE CROSSES THE TUMEN RIVER TO FIND HIS SISTER, HIS ONLY SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBER. As North Korea undergoes a devastating famine, Yeong-dae loses both his parents and is forced to beg on the streets. Soon, this young boy sets off on a desperate journey to China to find his sister. This inspiring tale offers a glimpse into the horrors faced by North Korean children-and their indomitable will to survive.

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