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A Dwarf Launches a Little Ball

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Publisher: , 2002
Original title: 난장이가 쏘아 올린 작은 공, 1976
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A dwarf named Kim Bu-ri lives with his family in a poor neighborhood of Seoul. When the neighborhood is redeveloped by the government, Kim’s house is demolished. Author Cho Se-hui writes about the tragedies the family members face through the points of view of the dwarf’s three children. The work depicts the political oppression and economic contradictions of 1970s South Korea.

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