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Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite - Suki Kim
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720658 (0307720659)
ASIN: 0307720659
Publisher: Crown
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it
2.0 Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
While the author says that the book is a journalist inquiry, as many have mentioned before, to me it looks more like a memoir or even journal. Knowing not very much about N K except the bombastic headlines, this book was like an adventure in a world that seems as far away from the civilization as po...
Marjorie's World of Books
Marjorie's World of Books rated it
4.0 Fascinating glimpse into North Korea
Suki Kim has given us a fascinating glimpse into North Korea, a North Korea that few have seen. Even though her own glimpses into the area were very limited, you can get a very good sense of the lack of freedom or privacy and the extreme feeling of imprisonment and claustrophobia that comprises the...
the dilemma of reading
the dilemma of reading rated it
3.0 Without You There Is No Us/Suki Kim
This description of the author’s time in North Korea allows us to enter a world we know little about. While there are some details I want to know more about, she includes a lot of interesting small details. She talks enough about herself to want me knowing more but not to satisfy me.I'm entirely fas...
The Book-Addled Brain
The Book-Addled Brain rated it
3.5 Without You, There is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite by Suki Kim
Without You, There is No Us is an unsettling account of the author's time spent as a teacher in North Korea. The tension felt by the author as she was constantly under surveillance by minders, counterparts, guards, and even her own students, was palpable. The idea that your every word (both written ...
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story rated it
4.0 Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
I was lucky enough to get this from the giveaways program, but it was at the top of my list to read anyway.Suki Kim pretended to be a missionary to get into a Christian school opening up in North Korea as a teacher. She kept a journal while she was there during one summer session and one fall semes...
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