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The Resource Songs of My Families : a Thirty-Seven-Year Odyssey from Korea to America and Back

Songs of My Families : a Thirty-Seven-Year Odyssey from Korea to America and Back

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Songs of My Families : a Thirty-Seven-Year Odyssey from Korea to America and Back
Title
Songs of My Families
Title remainder
a Thirty-Seven-Year Odyssey from Korea to America and Back
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1971, Lee Myonghi, aged five, was taken from her family and placed in a Korean orphanage. Six months later, she was flown to the United States, where she and two other Korean girls were adopted by a Minnesota couple. They renamed her Kelly Jean. Eleven years later, Kelly found herself at the doorstep of a Minnesota agency, although this time as a teen mother giving her own child up for adoption. Kelly later married and had two more children. Then, in 2007, Kelly's husband found her original, Korean family, and so began a journey that reunited Kelly with the family whom she thought had aband
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Fern, Kelly
Dewey number
305.8957073
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E185.K6 .F487 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Fern, Brad
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  • Fern, Kelly
  • Korean Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Adopted children
  • Orphans
  • Teenage mothers
  • Birthparents
  • Family reunions
  • Extended families
  • Fern, Kelly
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Adopted children
  • Birthparents
  • Extended families
  • Families
  • Family reunions
  • Immigrants
  • Korean Americans
  • Orphans
  • Teenage mothers
  • Korea
  • Minnesota
  • United States
  • Gender & Ethnic Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Ethnic & Race Studies
Label
Songs of My Families : a Thirty-Seven-Year Odyssey from Korea to America and Back
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction: LUCKY; Part One: EMIGRATION; One: THE LETTERS; Two: THE ORPHANAGE; Three: LEAVING KOREA; Four: MY NEW HOME IN AMERICA; Five: AN AMERICAN LIFE; Six: THE DEATH OF AN ANGEL; Seven: I LOVE FRANCE; Part Two: ANOTHER FAMILY; Eight: FIRST CONTACT; Nine: VOICES; Ten: LEARNING KOREAN; Eleven: PREPARING FOR THE JOURNEY; Twelve: MY HUSBAND AND CHILDREN; Part Three: RETURN; Thirteen: TOUCHING THEM AGAIN; Fourteen: CATCHING UP; Fifteen: SOKCHO; Sixteen: THE OCEAN'S A BIG ERASER; Seventeen: GIFTS; Eighteen: DEPARTURES
  • Nineteen: ANOTHER GOODBYETwenty: RECONNECTIONS; Twenty One: MOVING ON
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779140576
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Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590563212
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779140576
Label
Songs of My Families : a Thirty-Seven-Year Odyssey from Korea to America and Back
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction: LUCKY; Part One: EMIGRATION; One: THE LETTERS; Two: THE ORPHANAGE; Three: LEAVING KOREA; Four: MY NEW HOME IN AMERICA; Five: AN AMERICAN LIFE; Six: THE DEATH OF AN ANGEL; Seven: I LOVE FRANCE; Part Two: ANOTHER FAMILY; Eight: FIRST CONTACT; Nine: VOICES; Ten: LEARNING KOREAN; Eleven: PREPARING FOR THE JOURNEY; Twelve: MY HUSBAND AND CHILDREN; Part Three: RETURN; Thirteen: TOUCHING THEM AGAIN; Fourteen: CATCHING UP; Fifteen: SOKCHO; Sixteen: THE OCEAN'S A BIG ERASER; Seventeen: GIFTS; Eighteen: DEPARTURES
  • Nineteen: ANOTHER GOODBYETwenty: RECONNECTIONS; Twenty One: MOVING ON
Control code
779140576
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590563212
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779140576

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