The boy who escaped paradise : a novel

Level D DK813.7 /521923 Available
Full title: The boy who escaped paradise : a novel / J.M. Lee ; translated by Chi-Young Kim.
Main author: Yi, Chŏng-myŏng, 1942- (Novelist), (author.)
Other authors: Kim, Chi-Young, (translator.)
Format: Book           
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.


Summary: A "story of the mysteries, truths, and deceptions that follow the odyssey of Ahn Gilmo, a young math savant, as he escapes from the most isolated country in the world and searches for the only family he has left"--Amazon.com.
An unidentified body is discovered in New York City, with numbers and symbols are written in blood near the corpse. Ahn Gil­mo, a North Korean national who interprets the world through numbers, formulas, and mathematical theories, is arrested on the spot. Previously incarcerated in a Korean political prison because his father was a secret Christian, Gilmo must now use his peculiar gifts to navigate the criminal world as he searches for the only family he has left. Angela, a CIA operative, is assigned to gain his trust and access his unique thought-process.
Other authors: Kim, Chi-Young, (translator.)
Language: English
Korean
Published: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016.
Classmark: DK813.7 /521923
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ISBN: 1681772523
9781681772523