A Single Square Picture: A Korean Adoptee's Search for Her Roots

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Berkley Books, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 297 pages
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One day she was Kim Ji-yun, growing up in Seoul, Korea. The next day she was Catherine Jeanne Robinson, living with her new American family in Salt Lake City, Utah. Twenty years later, Katy Robinson returned to Seoul in search of her birth mother -- and found herself an American outsider in her native land. What transpired in this world -- at once familiar and strange, comforting and sad -- left Katy conflicted, shattered, exhilarated, and moved in ways she never imagined.

A Single Square Picture is a personal odyssey that ascends to the universal, a story that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned their place in the world -- and had the courage to find the answers.

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User Review  - Jihae Ju - Goodreads

An enlightening read on searching/finding/relating to birth parents from an adoptee's perspective. Thoughtfully written with an open heart. Read full review

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User Review  - Quynh Nguyen - Goodreads

Randomly grabbed this book from my teacher's book shelf because I was bored after testing. I have no regret doing so at all. In fact, I even went out and bought my own copy. Many people said there's ... Read full review


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Robinson is a former newspaper reporter and columnist.

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