How I Became A North Korean
ISBN: 1974904814
EAN13: 9781974904815
Language: English
Release Date: Aug 7, 2018
Pages: 0
Dimensions: 5.04" H x 6.04" L x 1.13" W
Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Format: Compact Disc
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With How I Became a North Korean, Krys Lee takes us into urgent and emotional novelistic terrain.with heart and passion, Lee forges a world no other writer could create, one where the only response to longing and loss is learning to trust and hope again. Adam Johnson
Yongju is an accomplished student from one of North Korea's most prominent families. Jangmi, on the other hand, has had to fend for herself since childhood, most recently by smuggling goods across the border. Then there is Danny, a Chinese-American teenager of North Korean descent whose quirks and precocious intelligence have long marked him as an outcast in his California high school.
These three disparate lives converge when each of them escapes to the region where China borders North Korea Danny to visit his mother, who is working as a missionary there, after a humiliating incident keeps him out of school; Yongju to escape persecution after his father is killed at the hands of the Dear Leader himself; and Jangmi to protect her unborn child. As they struggle to survive in a place where danger seems to close in on all sides, in the form of government informants, husbands, thieves, abductors, and even missionaries, they come to form a kind of adoptive family. But will Yongju, Jangmi and Danny find their way to the better lives Read More chevron_right

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