Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code

The Girl with Seven Names - Community Reviews back

by Hyeonseo Lee, John David Mann
sort by language
Thewanderingjew rated it 4 months ago
The Girl with Seven Names, Hyeonseo Lee, David John, authors, Josie Dunn, narrator Hyeonseo Lee had not meant to escape from North Korea or her family. Although it was dangerous, she had only wanted to secretly cross the river into China to visit with some relatives before her 18th birthday. She had...
Dem rated it 1 year ago
What an interesting story and its so hard to believe that in this day and age that a whole nation of 25.5 Million people could be so cut off from the rest of the world and its leader could controll and dictate everything about peoples lives from birth to death.I had read a couple of books on North...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 1 year ago
This is a somewhat difficult book to read, but also quite interesting. The difficulty is with the subject matter, not the writing. The book is well written. It begins by telling about life in North Korea when the author was growing up. N. Korea is a highly stratified society, stratified in terms of ...
XOX rated it 2 years ago
The first 40% of the book is about her childhood, before she turned 18. She was happy and don't know much about the world. Which is like most people in North Korea, with government spreading misinformation and limited real information from reaching people. At least she has a powerful government...
DubaiReader rated it 3 years ago
If I hadn't known that this was a true story, I wouldn't have believed it could have happened. If it had been a thriller I'd have been saying 'Come on, you expect me to believe this?!' The number of near misses and strokes of luck were incredible - but at the same time it made me realise how many No...
Merle rated it 3 years ago
It’s been awhile since I have been this riveted by a book. And this isn’t even a novel, but a memoir! But then, a jaded reader like me can often sense where the plot of a novel will go, but in real life, anything can happen.Hyeonseo Lee was born in North Korea, and the first third of this book trace...
Need help?