<Korean Youth Transitions: Korean Youth Bearing the Future of Korean Community in the United States> is a history-breaking book. This important book contains autobiographies of seven Korean youth in the United States, with differing immigration experiences. This book provides important primary source documentation for Korean history, Immigration history, US history, Ethnic history, and Asian-American studies. No serious college library can go without this important book. Furthermore, this book will be a valuable addition to local and regional libraries with patrons interested in the American immigration experience and Asian-American studies.
The editor of the book is Francis Won, who is currently at Hackensack Christian School in Bergen County, New Jersey. His father is the only Korean Episcopalian priest in the whole state of New Jersey.
Contributors to this book have been identified as future leaders of the Korean people. Many of the contributing authors are intricately connected to Korean leadership in politics, business, banking, academics, and foreign policy.
Praise for the book:
"I highly recommend this book and hope that this story along with other stories in this monumentally important book of Korean youth voices would inspire many to find hope and courage in their struggles in life." Rev. Joseph S. Pae, Canon Pastor, Cathedral of the Incarnation, New York
"I am pleased to celebrate the publication of this important book, which is monumentally important for Korean Studies at the university level as well as for understanding Koreans at the popular level." President Bae-Yong Lee of Ehwa Women's University in South Korea
"I highly recommend." Jung-Ho Chang, President, Korea Daily Sports Newspaper, South Korea
"Congratulations!" President Soo-Sung Lee of Seoul National University, South Korea
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