A thousand miles to freedom : my escape from North Korea / Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti ; translated by David Tian.
- 6 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
1 current hold with 8 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville||92 KIM (Text)||76895000213597||1st Floor Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Hagerstown Jefferson Township Public Library - Hagerstown||362.8709 KIM (Text)||39213000750160||Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon||362.87 KIM (Text)||34330512886624||Adult - Non-Fiction||In transit||-|
|North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster||92 KIM (Text)||72436000113874||Adult nonfiction||Available||-|
|Schricker Main Library||921 KIM (Text)||30032010663398||BIOGRAPHY||Checked out||10/28/2016|
|Spencer County Public Library - Rockport||362.87 KIM (Text)||70741000133081||Adult Non Fiction||Available||-|
|Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield||B-Kim (Text)||78292000349874||Adult Biography Book Collection||Available||-|
|Winchester Community Public Library - Winchester||921 KIM (Text)||76682000139517||Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781250064646 :
- ISBN: 1250064643 :
- Physical Description: 228 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First U.S. edition.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
|General Note:|| "First published in France in 2012 by Editions Michel Lafon under the title Coree du Nord : 9 ans pour fuir l'enfer"--Title page verso.
|Citation/References Note:|| LJ 06/01/2015
|Summary, etc.:|| "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"-- Provided by publisher.
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