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Author LinkHarden, Blaine.
Title LinkEscape from camp 14 : one man’s remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West / Blaine Harden.
Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2013, ©2012.
Distribution ©2012
Description xiv, 210 pages :  illustrations, maps ;  20 cm
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Per.Sub. LinkSin, Tong-hyŏk, 1982-
Subject LinkPolitical prisoners -- Korea (North) -- Biography.
LinkConcentration camps -- Korea (North)
LinkForced labor -- Korea (North)
LinkKorea (North) -- Social conditions.

System Number 000664165
ISBN Link0143122916

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