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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West - Blaine Harden
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
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Title: Escape from Camp 14 Binding: Paperback Author: Blaine Harden Publisher: PAN
Title: Escape from Camp 14 Binding: Paperback Author: Blaine Harden Publisher: PAN
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330519540 (0330519549)
Publisher: Pan Books
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
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Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
5.0 Escape from Camp 14
I teach this biography to my sophomores as part of our Animal Farm unit and as the basis of their research papers and persuasive speeches. My students have written to Shin and have heard back from him. I think this should be required reading in high schools across the country.
AmySea
AmySea rated it
4.0 Escape From Camp 14 : One Man's Remarkable Odyssey From North Korea to Freedom in the West / by Blaine Harden
Escape from Camp 14 is the story of Shin In Geun, now Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person known to have been bred and born inside a North Korean labor camp, indeed, its most infamous labor camp, and to have escaped and survived to tell his story. So here's the thing. I can't wrap my head around this ...
Lost in Libraries
Lost in Libraries rated it
3.0
Heartwrenching, horrifying, whatever shocking words you can think of describe this book well. It's the sort of book that spurs you on to do research about North Korea but then you realize that you can't do anything and frustration boils over. I would've given it a higher rating except that a few...
The Book Sniffer
The Book Sniffer rated it
4.0 Escape from Hell
A true horror story though there is always a silver lightning at the end. Shin a North Korean born in camp 14 ; one of the harshest places in the world. His escape and life in the camp reads to the banality of evil. to the selfishness of dictators to the cult of personality of North Korea's leaders ...
In Between the Pages
In Between the Pages rated it
5.0 Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
Amazing. So interesting to learn what truly goes on in North Korea. I wish it was fiction - but sadly, it's not.
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