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"
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
Published: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016.
Classmark: DK813.7 /521923
ISBN: 1681772523