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Every falling star : the true story of how I survived and escaped North Korea

Lee, Sungju, author.

New York : Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams, 2016.

xi, 314 pages ; 22 cm.

The "memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju ... re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his 'brothers'; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution"-- Provided by publisher.

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ISBN:

978-1-41972132-8 (hbk.)

ISBN:

978-1-41972132-8 (hbk.)

LC Call No:

DS935.7773.L44 A3 2016

Dewey Class No:

951.9305/1092 B 23

Author:

Lee, Sungju, author.

Title:

Every falling star : the true story of how I survived and escaped North Korea / Sungju Lee & Susan McClelland.

Physical:

xi, 314 pages ; 22 cm.

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

Summary:

The "memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju ... re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his 'brothers'; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution"-- Provided by publisher.

Subject:

Lee, Sungju--Childhood and youth--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Lee, Sungju--Family--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Lee, Sungju.

Subject:

Boys--Korea (North)--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Homeless boys--Korea (North)--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Street children--Korea (North)--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Survival--Korea (North)--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Homeless persons.

Subject:

Survival.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Political.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Asia.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / Homelessness & Poveverty.

AE:PersName:

McClelland, Susan, author.

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