Escape from Camp 14: One man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West

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Pan Macmillan, 2012. 3. 29. - 256페이지
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Now with a new foreword by the author.

Shin Dong-hyuk was born in the early 1980s inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of North Korea. Located about 55 miles north of Pyongyang, the labour camp is a 'complete control district,' a no-exit prison where the only sentence is life.

No one born in Camp 14 or in any North Korean political prison camp has escaped. No one except Shin. This is his story.

A gripping, terrifying memoir with a searing sense of place, ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14 will unlock, through Shin, a dark and secret nation, taking readers to a place they have never before been allowed to go.

'This is a story unlike any other' Barbara Demick, author of Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

A major documentary film.

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Incredible story of Shin's escape from a North Korean gulag. I knew that the country had a dictator, but what has happened to the people as a result is impossible to believe. The poor, hungry ... 전체 리뷰 읽기

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Shin Dong-hyuk was born in Camp 14, a North Korean political prison camp. From birth, his most pressing drive was food. All prisoners teetered constantly on the edge of starvation. He and the other ... 전체 리뷰 읽기

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Blaine Harden is a reporter for PBS Frontline and a contributor to the Economist, based in Seattle, having completed a tour as the Washington Post’s bureau chief in Tokyo. He is the prize-winning, acclaimed author of two books: Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent (Norton, 1990) and A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia (Norton, 1996).

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