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The Resource Familiar things, Hwang Sok-Yong ; translated by Sora Kim-Russell

Familiar things, Hwang Sok-Yong ; translated by Sora Kim-Russell

Label
Familiar things
Title
Familiar things
Statement of responsibility
Hwang Sok-Yong ; translated by Sora Kim-Russell
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Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
Seoul. On the outskirts of South Korea's glittering metropolis is a place few people know about: a vast landfill site called Flower Island. Home to those driven from the city by poverty, is it here that 14-year-old Bugeye and his mother arrive, following his father's internment in a government 're-education camp'. Living in a shack and supporting himself by weeding recyclables out of the refuse, at first Bugeye's life on Flower Island is hard. But then one night he notices mysterious lights around the landfill
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Summary
Seoul. On the outskirts of South Korea’s glittering metropolis is a place few people know about: a vast landfill site called Flower Island. Home to those driven from the city by poverty, is it here that 14-year-old Bugeye and his mother arrive, following his father’s internment in a government ‘re-education camp’
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10664836
Cataloging source
PWC
Dewey number
895.73/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL992.29.S6
LC item number
N3813 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Familiar things, Hwang Sok-Yong ; translated by Sora Kim-Russell
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Korean as Natikeun Sesang by Munhakdongne 2011."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781925228991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1035419311
Label
Familiar things, Hwang Sok-Yong ; translated by Sora Kim-Russell
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Korean as Natikeun Sesang by Munhakdongne 2011."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781925228991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1035419311

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