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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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User Review  - joeydag - LibraryThing

Very moving experience to read of this man journeys - physical and psychological. It takes a journalist to provoke and address those thoughts of how real could this story be. Read full review

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User Review  - marshapetry - LibraryThing

May or may not be entirely true but enough evidence shows that the camps are horrendous and to fault Shin for anything not 100% true is faulting a abused child for not remembering adult concepts. So ... Read full review

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User Review  - Preston L. - Overstock.com

Service was exactly what you would want. Order and forget. Then the email tells you its arrived Read full review

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