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The Resource Banned book club, Kim Hyun Sook ; Ryan Estrada ; Ko Hyung-Ju

Banned book club, Kim Hyun Sook ; Ryan Estrada ; Ko Hyung-Ju

Label
Banned book club
Title
Banned book club
Statement of responsibility
Kim Hyun Sook ; Ryan Estrada ; Ko Hyung-Ju
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The autobiography of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime, and how she defied state censorship. During South Korea's Fifth Republic, a military regime that entrenched its power through censorship, torture, and the murder of protestors, Hyun Sook sought refuge in the comfort of books. When the handsome young editor of the school newspaper invited her to his reading group, she expected to pop into the cafeteria to talk about Moby Dick, Hamlet, and The Scarlet Letter. Instead she found herself hiding in a basement as the youngest member of an underground banned book club. And as Hyun Sook soon discovered, in a totalitarian regime, the delights of discovering great works of illicit literature are quickly overshadowed by fear and violence as the walls close in
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kim, Hyun Sook
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ko, Hyung-Ju
  • Estrada, Ryan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kim, Hyun Sook
  • Student protesters
  • Prohibited books
  • Korea (South)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Banned book club, Kim Hyun Sook ; Ryan Estrada ; Ko Hyung-Ju
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781945820427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083226030
Label
Banned book club, Kim Hyun Sook ; Ryan Estrada ; Ko Hyung-Ju
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781945820427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083226030

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