The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel - Part One, Pages 31-59 Summary & Analysis

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Part One, Pages 31-59 Summary

After Rumina is successfully kidnapped, Gil runs away and Jun Do is sent to bring him back. Gil intends to defect. He believes that eventually he will be sent to prison. At the least, he will end up like Officer So. When Jun Do takes Gil back to the boat, Officer So suggests he will get a reward because he caught a defector. Rumina, however, kicks him in the face for his efforts. Jun Do feels like she had been able to see all the choices that he had made through the years, sending some orphans to their deaths while others he allowed to live.

Jun Do is sent to a language school to learn to transcribe English. He is given a listening post on the fishing vessel Junma on the East Sea. Jun Do's job is...

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