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Nothing to envy : ordinary lives in North Korea

Author: Barbara Demick
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years, a chaotic period that saw the rise to power of Kim Jong Il and the devastation of a famine that killed one-fifth of the population, illustrating what it means to live under the most repressive totalitarian regime today.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Demick
ISBN: 9780385523905 0385523904
OCLC Number: 669957912
Awards: BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, 2010.
Description: xii, 314 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Demick.
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Follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years, a chaotic period that saw the rise to power of Kim Jong Il and the devastation of a famine that killed one-fifth of the population, illustrating what it means to live under the most repressive totalitarian regime today.

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