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Pyongyang : a journey in North Korea

Author: Guy Delisle; Helge Dascher
Publisher: Montréal, Quebec : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Advance reader's copyView all editions and formats
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A westerner's visit into North Korea, told in the form of a graphic novel. Famously referred to as one of the "Axis of Evil" countries, North Korea remains one of the most secretive and mysterious nations in the world today. In early 2001 cartoonist Guy Delisle became one of the few Westerners to be allowed access to the fortresslike country. While living in the nation's capital for two months on a work visa for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Guy Delisle
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Delisle; Helge Dascher
OCLC Number: 920539045
Awards: American Library Association Young Adult Library Services Association--YALSA--Best Books for Young Adults (2006); American Library Association-YA (2006).
Description: 176 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Pyongyang.
Responsibility: Guy Delisle ; [translated by Helge Dascher].

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When North Korea opened the door a crack to foreign investment, the author found himself in its capital of Pyongyang on a work. He was able to observe more than was intended of the culture and lives  Read more...

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Guy Delisle is a wry 37-year-old French Canadian cartoonist whose work for a French animation studio requires him to oversee production at various Pacific Rim studios on the grim frontiers of free Read more...

 
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