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The lucky gourd shop

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Published by MacMurray & Beck in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea
    • Subjects:
    • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Refugees -- Fiction.,
    • Intercountry adoption -- Fiction.,
    • Abandoned children -- Fiction.,
    • Adopted children -- Fiction.,
    • Parent and child -- Fiction.,
    • Korean Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Korea -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoanna Catherine Scott.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.C638 L83 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786855M
      ISBN 101878448013
      LC Control Number00042723

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