The Resource A thousand miles to freedom : my escape from North Korea, Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti ; translated by David Tian

A thousand miles to freedom : my escape from North Korea, Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti ; translated by David Tian

Label
A thousand miles to freedom : my escape from North Korea
Title
A thousand miles to freedom
Title remainder
my escape from North Korea
Statement of responsibility
Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti ; translated by David Tian
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Eunsun Kim was born in North Korea, one of the most secretive and oppressive countries in the modern world. As a child Eunsun loved her country...despite her school field trips to public executions, daily self-criticism sessions, and the increasing gnaw of hunger as the country-wide famine escalated. By the time she was eleven years old, Eunsun's father and grandparents had died of starvation, and Eunsun was in danger of the same. Finally, her mother decided to escape North Korea with Eunsun and her sister, not knowing that they were embarking on a journey that would take them nine long years to complete. Before finally reaching South Korea and freedom, Eunsun and her family would live homeless, fall into the hands of Chinese human traffickers, survive a North Korean labor camp, and cross the deserts of Mongolia on foot. Now, Eunsun is sharing her remarkable story to give voice to the tens of millions of North Koreans still suffering in silence. Told with grace and courage, her memoir is a riveting exposé of North Korea's totalitarian regime and, ultimately, a testament to the strength and resilience of the human spirit"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kim, Ŭn-ju
Dewey number
  • 362.87092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS935.7553.K55
LC item number
A313 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Falletti, Sébastien
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kim, Ŭn-ju
  • Escapes
  • Political persecution
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand miles to freedom : my escape from North Korea, Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti ; translated by David Tian
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Publication
Note
"First published in France by Editions Michel Lafon under the title Coree du Nord : 9 ans pour fuir l'enfer"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250064646
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015015581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2015015581
  • 1353188
Label
A thousand miles to freedom : my escape from North Korea, Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti ; translated by David Tian
Publication
Note
"First published in France by Editions Michel Lafon under the title Coree du Nord : 9 ans pour fuir l'enfer"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250064646
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015015581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2015015581
  • 1353188

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