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Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS

Smith, Niki

Summary: There are few who have made a mark on 2018 quite like BTS, the seven member Korean K-Pop group that is singlehandedly reviving the Age of the Boyband with their electric tracks, explosive dance routines and unnervingly perfect hair. BTS may have been catapulted to international acclaim this year, but there's still a whole world of facts and stories from the six years it took for them to become...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pillr Box Red Publishing Ltd. 2018

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Lee, Jid

Summary: Presents a personal account of the author's life inspired by Korean mythology and set against a backdrop of the nation's turbulent history, tracing five generations of her family while sharing her views on such topics as Japanese colonialism, the Korean War, and Cold War-era pogroms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 LEE

Lee, Hyeonseo

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: In 1997 the author, aged 17, escaped North Korea for China. Her mother's first words over the telephone to her lost daughter were "don't come back". The reprisals for all of them would have been lethal. Twelve years later she returned to the North Korean border in a daring mission to spirit her mother and brother to South Korea in a very costly and dangerous journey. This eloquent book offers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Collins 2015

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Summary: Examines the work of Pastor Jong-rak Lee, who accepts into his family infants placed anonymously in the "baby box" at the front of his church in Seoul, South Korea.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbella Studios 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Dr

Harden, Blaine

Summary: "The story of Kim Il Sung's rise to power, and the brave North Korean fighter pilot who escaped the prison state and delivered the first MiG-15 into American hands"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 951.9 HAR

Lee, Julayne

Summary: A provocative and furious book about race, culture, identity and what it means to be an inter-country adoptee in America. Julayne Lee was born in South Korea to a mother she never knew. When she was an infant, she was adopted by a white Christian family in Minnesota, where she was sent to grow up. Not My White Savior is a memoir in poems, exploring what it is to be a transracial and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vireo Book/Rare Bird Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 811 LEE

Lee, Sungju.

Summary: "Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense 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 richly re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 LEE

Makos, Adam

Summary: "Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy's most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, and the Marines they fought to defend. A white New Englander from the country-club scene, Tom passed up Harvard to fly fighters for his country. An African American sharecropper's son from Mississippi, Jesse became the Navy's first black carrier pilot, defending a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 MAK

Campbell, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.86 CAM

Kim, Eunsun

Summary: "Eunsun Kim was born in North Korea, one of the most secretive and oppressive countries in the modern world. As a child Eunsun loved her country--despite her school field trips to public executions, daily self-criticism sessions, and the increasing gnaw of hunger as the country-wide famine escalated ... Her mother decided to escape North Korea with Eunsun and her sister, not knowing that they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 KIM, EUNSUN Kim

Kim, Eunsun

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Eunsun Kim was born in North Korea, one of the most secretive and oppressive countries in the modern world. As a child Eunsun loved her country--despite her school field trips to public executions, daily self-criticism sessions, and the increasing gnaw of hunger as the country-wide famine escalated ... Her mother decided to escape North Korea with Eunsun and her sister, not knowing that they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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Contents: Moon watching / Shin Joong Hyun -- Please don't bother me anymore / Golden Grapes -- The man who must leave / Kim Sun -- The Sun / Kim Jung Mi -- I don't like / Lee Jung Hwa -- Please wait / Jang Hyun -- Spring rain / Park In Soo -- Tomorrow / Lee Jung Hwa -- "J" blues 72 / Shin Joong Hyun -- Pushing through the fog / Jang Hyun -- I've got nothing to say / Shin Joong Hyun -- Why that person? /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Light in the Attic Records 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN HYU