The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel - Prelude and Part One, Pages 3-30 Summary & Analysis

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Prelude and Part One, Pages 3-30 Summary

In the prologue, news pertinent to the Koreans is broadcasted over loudspeakers. It is reported that Americans have attacked a Korean fishing ship. The Korean government claims it is innocent of having done anything to incite the attack. Other news includes the contradiction of rumors that Sun Moon and Commander Ga are no longer in love, as well as the introduction of a new opera singer in Pyongyang.

The Biography of Jun Do follows. Jun Do lives at Long Tomorrows, the orphanage where his father is the master. Jun Do isn't sure what happened to his mother, but believes she was kidnapped and taken to Pyongyang. Jun Do is in charge of naming the orphans, portioning food, and assigning bunks. Although his father is the master, Jun Do is not given special treatment...

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