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Ten Thousand Sorrows the Extraordinary

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Synopsis:

Not since "Angela's Ashes" has there been a story about childhood told with so much poignancy and triumph over the odds as Elizabeth Kim's harrowing memoir. A mixed-race bastard, Elizabeth witnessed the hanging murder of her mother in their small Korean hut before being dumped like garbage at a Christian orphanage in postwar Seoul. Unflinching in her narration, Kim tells of her sorrows and joys with a steady and riveting voice.

About the Author

Elizabeth Kim is a journalist in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385496339
Subtitle:
(the extraordinary journey of a Korean War orphan )
Author:
Kim, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Doubleday
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Specific Groups
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Fundamentalism
Subject:
Racially mixed people
Subject:
Korean Americans
Subject:
California, Southern
Subject:
Korean American women.
Subject:
Racially mixed children.
Subject:
Seoul
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
105-544
Publication Date:
c2000
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Pages:
228 p.
Dimensions:
8.58x5.84x.90 in. .70 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Not since "Angela's Ashes" has there been a story about childhood told with so much poignancy and triumph over the odds as Elizabeth Kim's harrowing memoir. A mixed-race bastard, Elizabeth witnessed the hanging murder of her mother in their small Korean hut before being dumped like garbage at a Christian orphanage in postwar Seoul. Unflinching in her narration, Kim tells of her sorrows and joys with a steady and riveting voice.
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