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In order to live : a North Korean girl's journey to freedom / Yeonmi Park.

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 325.21 (Text) 33062008556277 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Bethlehem South Side Branch 325.21 (Text) 33062008620610 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library 325 PARK (Text) 34455006107342 Adult Non-Fiction 2nd FL Available -
Easton Main Library 325.21 P236y (Text) 31901003950021 Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 07/07/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410483386 (hardcover : large print)
  • ISBN: 141048338X (hardcover : large print)
  • Physical Description: 417 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- PART ONE NORTH KOREA: Even the birds and mice can hear you whisper; A dangerous history; Swallows and magpies; Tears of blood; The dear leader; City of dreams; The darkest nights; A song for Chosun; Jangmadang generation; Missing -- PART TWO CHINA: The other side of darkness; A deal with the Devil; A birthday gift; Dust and bones; Kidnapped; Like bread from the sky; Following the stars -- PART THREE SOUTH KOREA: The freedom birds; Dreams and nightmares; A hungry mind; Now On My Way To Meet You; Amazing grace; Homecoming -- Acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.:
"'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.' Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die--from starvation, or disease, or even execution. This book is the story of Park's struggle to survive in the darkest, most repressive country on Earth; her harrowing escape through China's underworld of smugglers and human traffickers; and then her escape from China across the Gobi desert to Mongolia, with only the stars to guide her way, and from there to South Korea and at last to freedom; and finally her emergence as a leading human rights activist--all before her 21st birthday"--From Penguin Random House website.
Subject: Park, Yeonmi, 1993-
Women > Biography.
Escapes.
Young women.
Refugees.
Defectors.
Human rights workers.
Large type books.
Autobiographies.
Korea (North) > Biography.
Korea (South) > Biography.

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