The Resource Miles from nowhere, Nami Mun

Miles from nowhere, Nami Mun

Label
Miles from nowhere
Title
Miles from nowhere
Statement of responsibility
Nami Mun
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joon's a Korean immigrant living in 1980s' Bronx. Her parents have crumbled under the weight of her father's infidelity; he's left the family, and mental illness has rendered her mother nearly catatonic. So Joon, at 13, decides she'd be better off on her own, a choice that commences a harrowing and tragic journey that exposes the painful difficulties of a life lived on the margins. Joon's adolescent years take her from a homeless shelter to an escort club, through struggles with addiction, to jobs selling newspapers and cosmetics, committing petty crimes, and, finally, toward something resembling hope
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mun, Nami
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3613.U4565
LC item number
M56 2008
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.0
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korean Americans
  • Teenage girls
  • Runaway teenagers
  • Self-destructive behavior
  • Fathers
  • Mental illness
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Miles from nowhere, Nami Mun
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn213308991
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781594488542
Lccn
2008018815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
F Mun ; P ; XX-FI ; NX0811B1 ; Rev.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 213308991
  • (Sirsi) 213308991
  • (OCoLC)213308991
Label
Miles from nowhere, Nami Mun
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn213308991
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781594488542
Lccn
2008018815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
F Mun ; P ; XX-FI ; NX0811B1 ; Rev.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 213308991
  • (Sirsi) 213308991
  • (OCoLC)213308991

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