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ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The chilling story of a prisoner in North Korea.Born in Labor Camp 14, the child of political prisoners, Shin Dong-hyuk spent 23 years imprisoned, initially with his mother and other families in cramped quarters with no running water, no furniture and little soap. For protein, there were insects and rats. For a while, there was school, one without books or real education. Nothing was taught about ... Read full review

Review: Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

The heartwrenching New York Times bestseller about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped North Korea's political prison camps have existed twice as long as Stalin's Soviet gulags and 12 times as long as the Nazi concentration camps. No one born and raised in these camps is known to have escaped. No one, that is, except Shin Donghyuk. In ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14 ... Read full review

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Review: Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

User Review  - Esty - Goodreads

So this last week since my return to reading I finished Escape from Camp 14- a biography (aren't you proud of me??) documenting the above. And wow. You can read the full review on my blog. I'll start ... Read full review

Review: Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

User Review  - Goodreads

The story of Shin's life in and escape from a prison camp in North Korea is incomprehensible and moving. I just wish the writing had been better. Overall, the book has left me depressed, but I guess ... Read full review

Review: Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

User Review  - Goodreads

Um. HOLY COW. I can't believe how unaware I am of the crazy injustices going on in this world. This book will definitely be boosted by me because I am going to continuously recommend it to people! I ... Read full review

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