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Escape from Camp 14 : one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West

Author: Blaine Harden
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-six years ago, Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of North Korea. This is the gripping, terrifying story of his escape from this no-exit prison-- to freedom in South Korea.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tong-hyŏk Sin; Tong-hyŏk Sin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blaine Harden
ISBN: 9780670023325 0670023329
OCLC Number: 733230600
Description: xvi, 205 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Never heard the word "love" --
The boy who ate his mother's lunch --
School days --
The upper crust --
Mother tries to escape --
Mother tries to escape, version two --
This son of a bitch won't do --
The sun shines even on mouse holes --
Avoiding mother's eyes --
Reactionary son of a bitch --
Working man --
Napping on the farm --
Sewing and snitching --
Deciding not to snitch --
Preparing to run --
The fence --
Stealing --
Riding north --
The border --
China --
Asylum --
K'uredit k'adus --
South Koreans are not so interested --
U.S.A.
Responsibility: Blaine Harden.
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Twenty-six years ago, Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of North Korea. This is the gripping, terrifying story of his escape from this no-exit prison-- to freedom in South Korea.

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