A Single Shard

A Single Shard

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Tree-ear is an orphan in twelfth-century Korea. He lives under a bridge with Crane-man, a homeless widower who has taken him under his wing. Tree-ear hasn't got many prospects, but he is fascinated by master potter, Min, who lives in the nearby village. Secretly watching Min work, Tree-ear longs to be a potter himself. He persuades Min to let him do little jobs, until one day he has the chance to provide a service for him - one that could bring glory to Min and the village and fulfil his own dreams. But there are others seeking glory and many obstacles for a young boy to overcome.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 129.54 x 198.12 x 15.24mm | 136.08g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0192719580
  • 9780192719584
  • 1,985,758

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