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Author Tudor, Daniel, 1982- author, translator.

Title Ask a North Korean : defectors talk about their lives inside the world's most secretive nation / Daniel Tudor ; foreword by Andrei Lankov ; translations by Elizabeth Jae, Nara Han, Ashley Cho and Daniel Tudor.

Publication Info. Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    362.8709 TUD    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    362.8709 TUD    DUE 03-01-21 Billed
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 256 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 21 cm
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Note "From the popular blog "Ask a North Korean""--Cover.
Contents Economic life -- The powers that be -- Media and information -- Pyongyang vs. the rest -- The outside world -- Comparing North and South -- Health and welfare -- Defection from North Korea -- Religion and spirituality -- Love, sex, and relationships -- Fun and leisure -- Any other questions?
Summary The long-running "Ask a North Korean" column produced by NK News in Washington D.C. invites readers to ask questions of recent North Korean defectors about everyday issues that are not generally discussed in the media. Various aspects of life in North Korea are discussed in this book through a series of interviews . These interviews show that even in the world's most authoritarian regime, there is still a degree of normality and continuity.
Subject Defectors -- Korea (North).
Koreans -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Personal narratives.
Added Author Lanʹkov, A. N. (Andreĭ Nikolaevich), writer of foreword.
Jae, Elizabeth, translator.
Han, Nara, translator.
Cho, Ashley, translator.
ISBN 9780804849333 (hardback)
0804849331 (hardback)

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