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Author: Kim, Hyun Sook. ; Hyun Sook Kim; Ryan Estrada; Hyung-Ju Ko
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Iron Circus Comics, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to open up. After acing her exams and sort-of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature far from the drudgery she was promised at her family's restaurant. But literature class would prove to be just the start of a massive turning point,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Nonfiction comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Juvenile literature
Cartoons and comics
Named Person: Hyun Sook Kim; Hyun Sook Kim; Hyun Sook Kim
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim, Hyun Sook. ; Hyun Sook Kim; Ryan Estrada; Hyung-Ju Ko
ISBN: 9781945820427 194582042X
OCLC Number: 1083226030
Notes: "E ch'aek ŭn Han'guk e apsŏ Miguk ŭi Aiǒn Sŏk'ŏsŭ K'omiksŭ (Iron Circus Comics) chʻulpʻansaua mŏnjŏ chʻulpʻan e kyŏlchŏng dwaetgo Han'guk kwa tongsi ch'ulgan ŭro ŭl iŏ chyŏtta." = Prior to publication in Korea, this book was chosen for publication with Iron Circus Comics in the United States, followed by simultaneous publication in Korea.--
Target Audience: 014-017.
Description: 198 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, Ryan Estrada.


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