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

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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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User Review  - LeslieHurd - LibraryThing

Shin Dong-hyuk was born in Camp 14, a North Korean political prison camp. From birth, his most pressing drive was food. All prisoners teetered constantly on the edge of starvation. He and the other ... Read full review

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User Review  - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing

A few times during this book I felt like dropping everything and becoming an activist. While I had a vague awareness of North Korea as repressive government, one that had experience famines in recent ... Read full review

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