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Author Harden, Blaine.

Title Escape from Camp 14 : one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West / Blaine Harden.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    365.45 HAR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    365.45 HAR    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    365.45 HAR    Billed
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    365.45 HAR    Available
Description xvi, 205 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-205).
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 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.
Subject Sin, Tong-hyŏk, 1982-
Political prisoners -- Korea (North) -- Biography.
Concentration camps -- Korea (North)
Forced labor -- Korea (North)
Korea (North) -- Social conditions.
Added Title Escape from Camp Fourteen
ISBN 9780670023325 : $26.95

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