Escaping North Korea, Mike Kim
Mike Kim

Escaping North Korea

Notify me when the book’s added
To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. How do I upload a book?
The first of its kind, this book provides a unique inside look into the hidden world of ordinary North Koreans. Mike Kim, who worked with refugees on the Chinese border for four years, recounts their experiences of enduring famine, sex-trafficking, and torture, as well as the inspirational stories of those who overcame tremendous adversity to escape the repressive regime of their homeland and make new lives.One of the few Americans granted entry into the secretive "Hermit Kingdom," Kim came to know the isolated country and its people intimately. His North Korean friends entrusted their secrets to him as they revealed the government's brainwashing tactics and confessed their true thoughts about the repressive regime that so rigidly controls their lives. Civilians and soldiers alike spoke of what North Koreans think of Americans and war with America. Children remembered the suffering they endured through the famine. Women and girls recalled their horrific experiences at the hands of sex-traffickers. Former political prisoners shared their memories of beatings, torture, and executions in the gulags. With the permission of these courageous individuals, Kim now shares their stories and recounts his dramatic experiences leading North Koreans to asylum through the six-thousand-mile modern-day underground railway through Asia. His unflinching narrative exposes the truth about North Korea, stripping away the last veils that still shroud this brutal dictatorship.
This book is currently unavailable
296 printed pages
Original publication
2008

Impressions

👍
👎
💧
🐼
💤
💩
💀
🙈
🔮
💡
🎯
💞
🌴
🚀
😄

How did you like the book?

Sign in or Register

Quotes

Paula Corredor
Paula Corredorhas quoted2 years ago
What we don’t know about North Korea is so vast that it makes the Kremlin of the 1950s look like an open book.
—Arnold Kaner, U.S. undersecretary of state under President George H.W. Bush
Stefanie Leong
Stefanie Leonghas quoted2 years ago
They even have a creed that is almost identical to the Apostles’ Creed.”

On the bookshelves

Get Political, Satenik Anastasian
Satenik Anastasian
Get Political
  • 13
  • 201
Travel, Assel Stambekova
Assel Stambekova
Travel
  • 5
  • 1
My Bookshelf, Yh Teoh
Yh Teoh
My Bookshelf
  • 3
History, Glynn Pasigon
Glynn Pasigon
History
  • 1
fb2epub
Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once)