All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir

By: Nicole Chung

As a baby, Nicole Chung was placed for adoption by her Korean parents and raised by a white family in a small Oregon town. Growing up, she wondered more and more about her biological family.

ISBN: 9781936787975

JLG Release: Dec 2018


Sensitive Areas: Racism, Violence
Topics: Memoirs , Transracial adoptions , Korean Americans , Families , Biography , Autobiography

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Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

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This raw memoir about growing up as a transracial adoptee will reverberate with anyone who yearns to belong. Chung writes about identity, race, motherhood, and her journey to find her true self. Her book starts with her struggle as a Korean child adopted into a white family, then digs into her growing relationships with her adopted family, husband This raw memoir about growing up as a transracial adoptee will reverberate with anyone who yearns to belong. Chung writes about identity, race, motherhood, and her journey to find her true self. Her book starts with her struggle as a Korean child adopted into a white family, then digs into her growing relationships with her adopted family, husband, birth family, and children. Through letters and emails, Chung makes sometimes difficult discoveries about her birth family. The work closes with reconciliation for her families, the truth about her adoption, and understanding about herself. VERDICT Purchase this must-have title where Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere, Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese, and Lisa Ko’s The Leavers are popular.–Caitlin Wilson, Meadowdale Library, North Chesterfield, VA

Book Details

ISBN

9781936787975

First Release

December 2018

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

Trim Size

9" x 6"

Page Count

240

Accelerated Reader

Level 0; Points: 0;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 0;

Lexile

Level

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Catapult

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Racism, Violence

Topics

Memoirs, Transracial adoptions, Korean Americans, Families, Biography, Autobiography,

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