Young-sook Moon,David Carruth's Across the Tumen: A North Korean Kkotjebi Boy's Quest PDF

By Young-sook Moon,David Carruth

ISBN-10: 1624120091

ISBN-13: 9781624120091

YEONG-DAE IS a tender BOY WHO HAS TO BEG at the STREETS AS A KKOTJEBI simply to live to tell the tale. HE CROSSES THE TUMEN RIVER to discover HIS SISTER, HIS basically SURVIVING kin MEMBER.

The water was once as chilly as ice. the present used to be more desirable than Yeong-dae had anticipated, making it difficult to maneuver ahead. The extra he moved towards the center of the river, the deeper the water acquired. The river stored pushing him downstream. Yeong-dae placed all of his power into swimming forward. unexpectedly, a gentle started to shine. Yeong-dae stopped the place he was once and ducked his head underwater. If he made a legitimate or the flashlight beam stumbled on him, every little thing was once over. He couldn’t enable himself die, in contrast to this!

“When i began interpreting this ebook, i discovered myself surprised that the writer appeared to comprehend North Korean society even higher than me—and I used to reside there! i used to be sucked into the tale, and it felt much less like examining a unique and extra like reliving my adolescence and break out from North Korea. round 25,000 North Koreans have defected to the South as of 2013, and it gave the impression of the heartbreaking story of every defector was once distilled into this story.” - Kim Young-il, president of PSCORE

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