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

Harden, Blaine, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780670023325
  • Physical Description: xvi, 205 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.

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Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
1130L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 8.1 10 159179
Subject: Sin, Tong-hyŏk, 1982-
Political prisoners > Korea (North) > Biography.
Concentration camps > Korea (North)
Forced labor > Korea (North)
Korea (North) > Social conditions.
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