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Ishikawa, Masaji

Summary: Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured to the new Communist country by promises of abundant work,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.095 ISHIK

Lee, Sungju.

Summary: "This is YA nonfiction. It's the memoir of a boy named Sungju who grew up in North Korea and, at the age of twelve, was forced to live on the streets and fend for himself after his parents disappeared. Finally, after years of being homeless and living with a gang, Sungju is reunited with his maternal grandparents and, eventually, his father"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 921 Lee

Fifield, Anna

Summary: "Anna Fifield reconstructs Kim’s past and present with exclusive access to sources near him and brings her unique understanding to explain the dynastic mission of the Kim family in North Korea. The archaic notion of despotic family rule matches the almost medieval hardship the country has suffered under the Kims. Few people thought that a young, untested, unhealthy, Swiss-educated basketball...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.93 Fifield 2019

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