Somebody's Daughter: A Novel

Somebody's Daughter: A Novel

by Marie Myung-Ok Lee

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Overview

A "heartwarming and heartbreaking"* story of a Korean American girl's search for her roots

Somebody's Daughter is the story of nineteen-year-old Sarah Thorson, who was adopted as a baby by a Lutheran couple in the Midwest. After dropping out of college, she decides to study in Korea and becomes more and more intrigued by her Korean heritage, eventually embarking on a crusade to find her birth mother. Paralleling Sarah's story is that of Kyung-sook, who was forced by difficult circumstances to let her baby be swept away from her immediately after birth, but who has always longed for her lost child.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807083895
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 04/01/2006
Series: Fiction Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Marie Myung-Ok Lee, author of three young adult novels, including Finding My Voice and Saying Goodbye, has received many honors for her writing, among them an O. Henry honorable mention, and both Best Book for Young Adults and Best Book for Reluctant Readers citations from the American Library Association. She is currently a visiting scholar at her alma mater, Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island.

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